Airtel appoints Santanu Bhattacharya as its Chief Data Scientist

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel has appointed Santanu Bhattacharya as its Chief Data Scientist, a company statement said here on Thursday.

Santanu has a Ph.D. from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, is an MIT Sloan and MIT Media Lab alum and BTech from IIT (Bombay).

In his new role, Santanu will be responsible for leveraging data science capabilities and deep analytics to understand unique customer needs and accordingly develop innovative products and services at Airtel.

He will report to Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO & Head of Digital at Bharti Airtel.