With more than 16 years of professional experience, Anirban specializes in the domain of Artificial Intelligence across various business verticals. Following his Masters in Economics from JNU, Anirban started his career at Target and spent more than 8 years developing in-house products like Customer Personalization,
Recommendation System and Search Engine Classifiers. Post Target, Anirban became one of the founding members at Data Labs (Landmark Group) and spent more than 4.5 years building the onshore and offshore team of ~100 members working on Assortment, Inventory, Pricing, Marketing & Ecommerce solutions.
Currently, Anirban is associated with Rakuten as the Head AI Products and Business Analytics leading a team of ~125 members, developing scalable AI solutions for the Rakuten global ecosystem and building a high-performing team. Outside of his day engagements in the field of AI, Anirban is also a DEIB enthusiast leading the Rakuten India DEIB initiatives.
Anirban is well-recognized in the Indian AI Professional Network for authoring a book on AI Explainability and winning the Top AI 100 Leaders in India award three times consecutively.
He was also recently honored as one of the Top 10 AI Leaders in the APAC for the year 2023.