Our Team

Chaitanya Sagar

FOUNDER and CEO
We live by a 5-second principle, which is this: in a matter of 5 seconds, our clients must be able to make business sense of our data visualizations.

Chaitanya founded Perceptive Analytics in 2010, after a career encompassing roles at Infosys and Citibank. He has consulted multiple Fortune 500 companies and over 350 international clients. Driving Perceptive Analytics’ rapid growth, Chaitanya’s leadership earned the company a place in Analytics India magazine’s listing of the top 10 data analytics companies to watch. Chaitanya holds an MBA (PGP) from the Indian School of Business, a B-school ranked high by the Financial Times. He teaches internationally on business analytics, data visualization and dashboarding. Sign up for Chaitanya’s insightful webinars or contact him directly at (646) 583 0001.

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Meenakshi Mishra

Assistant Vice President – BI & Analytics

Meenakshi is an experienced leader with a track record of success in retail, healthcare and insurance industries. With a rare combination of strategic and technical skills, Meenakshi excels at business planning and executing complex initiatives, drawing on statistical, machine learning and business analytics expertise. She is known for collaborating with senior-level management and clients to develop cost-effective and practical technical solutions. Meenakshi is an engineer, a graduate of the MBA program at the Indian Institute of Management and completed graduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, Red McCombs School of Business, Advanced Program in Analytics.

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Mohandas Pai

Mentor

One of India’s most prolific angel investors, Mohan leads a private equity fund and has helped start over 10 different funds in venture, growth, and public markets. Mohandas is former CFO and Board Member at Infosys. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Securities and Exchange Board of India, and is now a Board Member of the National Stock Exchange in India.

Mohan is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and operates out of Bengaluru, India.

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Russell Labe

Advisor

An independent analytics consultant, Russ operates out of Bell Mead, New Jersey. He has 30 years of corporate data science experience. Russ formerly headed Analytics, Modeling and Management Science at the Bank of America and Merrill Lynch. He has rare expertise in advanced statistical analysis, including product propensity models, client attrition models, econometric forecasting models and marketing campaign measurement. A recipient of prestigious international awards in analytics, Russ is also author and co-author of multiple peer-reviewed management science research publications.

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Sandilya Vadapalli

Advisor

Operating out of San Jose, California, Sandilya is co-founder of software start-up, Guild. A past executive at General Electric and BP Energy, he is well-respected as a strategist, innovator and management expert. Sandilya holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business and a degree in engineering. He has extensive professional and executive education from MIT, Columbia University, The Wharton School, and Stanford University Graduate School of Business. From 2009 to 2011 he was a Global Leadership Fellow at the World Economic Forum.

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