Dr. Aggarwal received his B. Tech. from IIT Delhi in 1980 in Electrical Engineering and his Ph. D. from Johns Hopkins University in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1984. He is a distinguished alumnus of IIT Delhi. Dr. Aggarwal joined IBM Research Division in Yorktown Heights New York in 1984 and has published 104 research papers and filed 9 patent applications.
In July 1997, Dr. Aggarwal "Founded" the IBM India Research Laboratory, which he set it up inside the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. During Dec. 2000 - Jan. 2014, Dr. Alok Aggarwal was the Founder and Chairman of Evalueserve In Feb. 2014, Dr. Aggarwal left Evalueserve to start Scry Analytics.