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Parag Pradhan

ASQ CSSBB & EMC2 Certified Associate Data Scientist


Data Science

Manage Data Science projects spanning across multiple functions in investment bank. Demystify patterns in data to make data driven strategic decision making. Adopt Machine Learning Algorithms to predict business critical events.

Business Transformation & Project Management
Over 11 years of experience in Business Excellence & Process Improvement.
Mentored Lean and Six Sigma Projects to improve various business metrics.
Proven leadership skills involving managing, developing and motivating cross functional project teams.

Work experience

July -2018Present

Vice President - Intelligent Process Automation & Machine Learning

Bank of New York Mellon

Manage a team of Machine Learning engineers to deliver process automation through Machine Learning. Drive awareness among Business Process leaders about ML and explore opportunities to support data-driven decision making. Integrate Machine Learning services with Streaming technologies like Kafka, Hazlecast to deploy Deep Learning Algorithms accessible to core systems. 

Oct 2016June 2018

Vice President - Quality Delivery Partner

Bank of New York Mellon

Manage a core team of data scientists and data engineers to deliver cutting edge projects in Text, Image & Predictive Analytics. Manage global projects involving Big Data, Machine Learning to increase Revenue and Reduce Operational Cost across Investment Services of the Bank. Spread organisation wide awareness about Artificial Intelligence and its benefits in Investment Services.

Mar 2013Sept 2016

Manager, Performance Excellence (Analytics)

Bank of New York Mellon

Through Analytics enable Business Owners  to make data driven decisions. Designed & deployed Data product to provide social media insights about competitor's products using Web crawling and Text mining techniques. Spread awareness about Analytics in the organization through designing e-learning modules and conducting live awareness sessions.

Feb 2012Dec 2012

Deputy Manager , Quality & Business Transformation

Wipro BPO

As a six Sigma Black Belt led project on annual cost avoidance of £220,000 for a leading Global Telecom Provider through transformation of the Reverse logistic process of cancelled stocks. Assisted pre- sales team in deriving competitive pricing of WIPRO's BPO services for prospective clients.

Feb 2011Feb 2012

Assistant Manager-Business Process Excellence & Transformation

WNS Global Services

Mentored process improvement projects based on Lean methodologies to drive cost reduction in excess of $1.5Mn for an outsourced process of a leading UK based Insurance Company .

Aug 2008Feb 2011

Sr. Process Executive

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Instrumental in re-engineering complex UK Insurance claims process spread across UK & India through deployment of Lean methodology. Led the project from London on reducing TAT by 40% across the End to End value chain of claims process.

Aug 2007Jul 2008

Sr Process Associate

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Played supervisory role in Policy issuance process of Tulsa(US) location of Risk Placement Services Div. Single point of Contact for the location regarding deliverable such as TAT, service and process improvement. 

Jul 2006Jul 2007

Process Associate

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Key member in process transitions to offshore location in Pune. Responsible for identifying and monitoring process performance key metrics