Ananda Swarup Das is currently working as an Associate Director (Data Science) for Novartis Healthcare India Pvt. Ltd. Prior to Novartis, Ananda was part of Deloitte Consulting India Pvt Ltd, Yatra Online and IBM India Research Labs. Ananda pursued his PhD and MS (by Research) from the International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad, India. In terms of professional experience, Ananda has 10+ years of experience in the industry, where he delivered AI/ML driven solutions for complex business problems pertaining to health care analytics, voice virtual assistant, conversational analytics, customer analytics for the ticket sale, text mining for compliance adherence in pharma and finance. Ananda was one of the core members who built the first-of-a-kind voice virtual assistant for one of the largest telephony companies in the US. Before venturing into the industry, Ananda worked as a lecturer and teaching assistant at IIIT Hyderabad.