- Head - Analytics & Market Intelligence, Global Procurement at Abbott
Shanti is an AI & Analytics professional with over 16 years of experience in Strategy, Procurement, and Supply Chain in the CPG, Manufacturing, BFSI, and Healthcare Industries.
His key contribution to the AI and Analytics space over the past decade has been in evangelising the procurement community globally around AI opportunities. During this period, he has worked extensively on operationalising key AI use cases from other popular domains such as Marketing and Finance into Procurement and Supply Chain. These use cases have gained traction and their adoption across industries has seen an uptrend in recent years.
As a thought leader in the democratisation of data and AI, he has worked extensively around the need for model accessibility and useability at the grassroots level. He has contributed to key improvements in Global Procure to Pay technologies by bringing in his vision for the expansion of use cases in AI through new data capture.
He has developed a patented AI and IoT based automation system for productivity improvement at a Manufacturing plant more than a decade ago.
He is on the advisory panel for key AI and Analytics conferences in India and is a speaker at various Leadership summits and B Schools.