With close to 15 years of professional experience, Anirban specializes in Data Sciences, Business Analytics and Data Engineering spanning across various verticals of offline & online Retail, and building analytics teams from the ground up. Following his Masters from JNU in Economics, Anirban started his career at Target and spent more than 8 years working on developing in-house products like Customer Personalization, Recommendation systems and Search Engine Classifiers. Post Target, Anirban became one of the founding members at Data Labs (Landmark Group) and spent more than 4.5 years building the onshore and offshore team of ~100 members working on Assortment, Inventory, Pricing, Marketing, eCommerce and Customer analytics solutions. Currently, Anirban is associated with Rakuten Indian as the Head of Analytics developing data sciences and analytics solutions across different businesses for the Rakuten Global Ecosystem and building a high-performing team in the Bangalore office. On the personal side, Anirban loves sports and is a big follower of soccer/football (Argentina and Manchester United are his favourite teams).