Prof. U Dinesh Kumar
Professor, Decision Sciences, IIM Bangalore
Chair, Post Graduate Programme in Business Analytics
Chair, Career Development Services
Chair, Data Centre and Analytics Lab
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U Dinesh Kumar is a Professor in Decision Sciences Area and also the Chairperson of DCAL at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB). Dinesh Kumar holds a Ph.D in Mathematics from IIT Bombay and has over two decades of teaching and consulting experience. He has been recognized as one of the Top 10 most prominent analytics academicians in India for his extensive research in big data analytics.
Dr. Dinesh Kumar has spearheaded the analytics education industry in India. IIMB was one of the first education institute in the country to offer a regular long-term certification program on Business Analytics & Intelligence (BAI) in the year 2010. Professor Kumar regularly conducts corporate training programme in Analytics and has trained many professionals in the field of analytics in the last 11 years.
He has published more than thirty case studies on Business Analytics and Machine Learning Algorithms based on Indian and multinational organizations at Harvard Business Publishing. He has authored 3 books and his most recent book titled “Business Analytics – The Science of Data Driven Decision Making” has been recommended by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).