Prof. Pulak Ghosh is currently a faculty of Decision Sciences and Center of Public Policy of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). He also holds the IIMB Chair Professor of Excellence. Prof. Ghosh serves as a Distinguished fellow at Niti Aayog (Govt of In...Read More
Prof. Pulak Ghosh is currently a faculty of Decision Sciences and Center of Public Policy of the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB). He also holds the IIMB Chair Professor of Excellence. Prof. Ghosh serves as a Distinguished fellow at Niti Aayog (Govt of India?s highest policy making body), member of National statistics Commission, and consults corporates and Govt. on various issues of emerging technology (including AI, Big Data, fintech, Industry 4.0) and finance, economics.
Before joining IIMB in 2009, he was a faculty at Georgia State University, and Emory Univ, USA.
His main research and teaching interest are in the interface of economics and emerging technologies and how and why corporates and policy makers should strategize to embrace it for better growth. Disruptive innovation, digital platform and emerging technologies like AI, Fintech etc. are changing the way corporates will do business. Prof. Ghosh works in this space. Pulak has published over 70 research articles in internationally reputed journals.
Prof. Ghosh was in the Advisory group member of Big data at the United Nations (UN) Global Pulse, a big data initiative by UN. He is a member of the prestigious Karnataka Knowledge Commission and Chairman of the big data initiative. He serves in the National AI task force set up by govt of India. He serves in the advisory board of various organizations, and also member of various national and international committees on economics, big data, AI and fintech. He has been named as one of the top 5 data scientist in the world (of Indian origin) by Techradar in 2017.
Some of Salient Assignment:
Member- National AI Task force
Served as member of Board sub-committee of IT- National Stock Exchange
Advisor Analytics & AI- State Bank of India (2014-2017). Instrumental in setting up the Big data & AI capabilities for the largest bank of India.
Advisor Analytics and IT ? Bandhan Bank (India?s central bank)
Advisory board member- Center for Advanced financial Research Lab (CAFRAL), set up by RBI
Senior Fellow - NITI Aayog, Govt of India?s highest policy making body
Chair Big data Committee for the Govt of Karnataka
Board member ? RBI academy