Kalyan has more than 15 years of experience in technology related to data, analytics and insights. Prior to joining the company, Kalyan was CTO of the global buy business for The Nielsen Company, serving their CPG and retail clients. Before Nielsen, he was with Tata Consultancy Services as Business Intelligence and Performance Management Practice leader supporting various clients in North America. Kalyan graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology with a PhD in Mathematics. His research interests include optimization, machine learning, data integration and high performance computational platforms. He has won various awards, including the Arthur C. Nielsen Award for outstanding leadership, and was selected as part of the “Top 100 under 50” for executive leadership in 2014 by Diversity MBA Magazine.