Co-founder of ADSA & IQR Consulting
Rahul Nawab is an analyst at heart and by profession. With years of experience in leading and building Analytics teams in Financial Institutions, Rahul understands the practical applications of Analytics. Business strategies created by Rahul have had significant bottom line impact on increasing the profitability of the corporations he has worked for, including a Visa Signature patent for a major Credit Card Company in the USA.
Rahul Nawab has a Master Degree in Engineering and a Master degree in Management, both from North Carolina State University (USA).
Rahul Nawab has been a key speaker at various Analytics conferences, both National and International, spanning Asia and the USA including the “World Cards & Payments Summit”, “Annual Middle East Retail Banking Forum” and “Global Gaming Conference”.
Rahul has founded IQR Analytics Consulting (
), a reputed and sought after Business Analytics Service provider. He is co-founder of Academy for Decision Science & Analytics (ADSA) (
), an institute close to his heart, where students are trained to deliver results with real-life, practical Analytics techniques and approaches.
Dr. Vina Vani
Ph. D. (Statistics)
Dr. Vina Vani has 38 years of experience in teaching at graduate and post graduate level. She initiated her career in teaching at Gujarat University and continued to teach till 1993.
Since 1993, she has been teaching data analytics and related subjects in different management schools. She was associated with the management institutes like Institute of Rural Management (IRMA), FORE School of Management- New Delhi, Mudra Institute of Management and Shanti Business School during her teaching experience. She has been teaching basic and advanced level data analytics and quality management to the management level students.
She has also worked as visiting faculty in CEPT, S.P.Jain Institute, University of Illinois, USA and IGNOU. She is awarded as Accredited Management Teacher by AIMA. She has been awarded ‘Shiksha Rattan Purskar’ by IIFS (Indian International Friendship Society).
As a faculty she is also associated with research and training. Her research work is in the area of Market Research, Quality Management, Financial modeling, optimization modeling and watershed management. She has conducted Management Development Programs in Data Analytics, Six Sigma and Quality Management. During her tenancy in MICA, she worked on MICA Market Ratings for all the districts of India.
Master of Statistics, Ph.D. Statistics (Pursuing)
Mr. Mayank Bhatt has more than 8 years of experience in analytics/statistics field. He is having 2 years of industry experience in handling the international projects related to Data Processing and Data Analysis of International Market Research at one of the very prominent Business Processing Company in Ahmedabad.
In his academic career, he is having more than 6 years of experience in teaching students at Graduate and Post Graduate level. He is associated with Sardar Patel University (SP University); one of the very reputed university of Gujarat and teaching the subjects like Total Quality Management & Lean Six-Sigma Methodology, Knowledge Discovery in Databases and Data Mining Techniques, Statistical Data Analysis through SPSS, Statistical Quality Control (SQC), Business Statistics and Marketing Research, Time Series Analysis & Financial Statistics and many more.
Mr. Bhatt is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from BMGI, Mumbai. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. (Statistics) in Applications of Placement Statistics in Two Sample Scale Problems. He has also guided the various projects on Market Research and Lean Six Sigma during his career.
Ann D. Bingham
MS Analytics (NCSU, NC) & PhD Mathematics (Lehigh University, PA)
As a mathematics lover Ann continued her studies of mathematics in graduate school at Lehigh University and completed her doctorate in differential geometry with one of the field’s most noted mathematicians. Ann holds the Ph.D. degree in Mathematics and a Master’s of Science in Analytics from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC. She has more than 20 years of professional experience including 12+ years of teaching experience in Mathematics, Statistics and Analytics.
After completing her academics Ann returned to the university to teach mathematics, most recently as associate professor at William Peace University in Raleigh. She has also been associated with the other different colleges of USA, Monmouth University, Duke University Gifted and Talented Program, Meredith College instructing, and administrator. She has been teaching analytics and related programs during her association with the different universities.
Ann has also worked with the corporate world for different projects on Analytics during her career. She has also participated and presented papers and publication, in various conferences in the USA. Analytics and Mathematics are real passions for her.