Sekhar has a proven track record of leading global teams in architecture and product development of scalable world-class products. He comes with over 20 years of experience leading various products and platforms in Cloud, Big Data, AI, MachineLearning, eCommerce, Digital Advertising, BI and Reporting. He leads the AI and Data Sciences team at Rakuten India. Prior to Rakuten, he headed The Data Platform Engineering department at 24/7 aias Vice President. He also held distinguished positions at Flipkart and Operative Media in his expansive career. Sekhar holds a Master’s degree in Systems Science from Louisiana State University(LSU). He also has a patent on User Interface for Establishing Mappings from Internal Metadata to External Metadata to his credit. Sekhar is passionate about Data Sciences, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Saas. He is highly skilled in Agile Methodologies and Enterprise Architecture.