Mr. Suresh’s expertise is in the area of data sciences. In a career spanning over twenty-five years, he has helped organizations develop profitable brands and businesses using research and analytics. He has worked in the areas of advertising, market research, and analytics with JWT, TNS India, and IBM Daksh. Currently, he is involved in teaching market research as a visiting faculty at various IIM’s. He is also involved in training analytics professionals. Suresh graduated from IIT New Delhi with a degree in Chemical Engineering in 1984 and completed his post-graduate diploma in management from IIM Bangalore in 1988.


Mr. Ganesh Sankaran is our Technical Lead Software & Hardware Development, working on SandMan. SandMan is a first of its kind cloud based solution for reducing casting rejections in foundries. He has a Dual Degree in Chemical Engineering from IIT Madras. When he is not clacking away at his keyboard, beating JAVA into submission to implement new product features for SandMan, you can find him helping out with hardware related projects in the company. His major areas of interest are First Principles Modeling and Simulation / Software Development / Hardware prototyping.


Mr. Senthil Kumarasamy obtained his Diploma in Petroleum Engineering from CPCL Polytechnic, (formerly known as MRL Polytechnic), Chennai. He did his B.Tech in chemical engineering at Alagappa college of Technology (Popularly known as A.C.Tech) Anna University, Chennai. He received his M.Tech in Chemical engineering in 2010 from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai. He has more than thirteen years of experience in batch processing industry. Prior to joining Gyan Data, he was with ‘Indian Additives Limited‘, a joint venture of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd and Chevron Oronite Company LLC. He is also pursuing his Ph.D programme in the Department of Chemical Engineering at IIT Madras.


Dr. Abhishankar Kumar has completed his PHD from Indian Institute of Madras (IIT-M) and currently works as a Research Scientist at GyanData Pvt Ltd. He is passionate about new technology and loves finding ways to use it to make better society. As a part of his work experience, he has developed predictive and prescriptive algorithm for clients from manufacturing industry and process industry. He has hands-on experience of various tools such as Python, MatLab, R, PySpark etc. His research interest includes Machine Learning, Big data analytics, Deep learning and process optimization.


Dr Krishna Kumar Kottakki, Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-Bombay) in 2016 from Process Systems Engineering group. He has a couple of reputed international journals and several conference papers (National and International) in Nonlinear State and Parameter Estimation. After pursuing bachelors in Chemical Engineering, from Andhra University in 2005, he served in chemial process industries for a couple of years. He pursued Master’s in Computer Aided Process and Equipment Design from National Institute of Technology Warangal in 2010, before moving to IIT-Bombay.
He has been working with Gyan Data since 2016 and working on a wide range of projects. He has been assisting in providing customized solutions for various process and transportation industries. In particular, he has made significant technical contributions in the following three specific projects: Condition Monitoring for a Pharmaceutical process, Modelling and assessment of operations for US-based fuel transportation organization, and Optimal Production Planning & Supplier allocation for a Tractor Manufacturing Unit.

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