NK has 25+ years of solid consulting and technology experience in Artificial Intelligence, Data Engineering and Product Management.
As SVP for Products at SmarTek21, NK spearheaded Strategy, Product Engineering and Customer Engagement functions of SmartBotHub, a Machine Learning based Conversational AI platform integrated with NLP and intelligent cognitive engines to derive insights.
As the Senior leader at Accenture, NK built and managed data engineering platforms and cloud strategies for multiple clients across Banking, Financial Services, Telecom, and Technology domains. NK led and managed large teams of consulting, solutions, AI, cloud, data engineering, and life-cycle services experts for global clients and was instrumental in setting up data engineering CoEs for bringing AI@scale for the global clients. He also worked with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to establish ISB-Accenture Management Development Academy for leadership development.
As business head for Insurance and Financial Services business units at TechMahindra, NK led the complete transformation life cycle for setting up new-age-technology based Collections and Customer Services solutions for large Financial Service provider in USA and Europe. Enabled the setup of Operations Units in multiple countries with the single-point process control system. Championed and mentored leaders on the Full Life Cycle Leadership, a new dimension of AI and Visualization based leadership implemented across the organization. This initiative paved the way for real-time decision making based on large data sets summarized from disparate systems across Business Development and Project Execution areas.