Dr. Kanad Basu has over 18 years of analytics and data science experience spanning across academia and industry. He currently leads the Global Business Analytics executive program and is a Professor of Practice at Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He has also worked at Medallia leading a data science team that focused on building a consumer behavioral intelligence and benchmarking platform, combining millions of consumer activities to allow businesses to understand where, how, and why consumers spend their time and money. Before Medallia, he led the computer vision data science team at Covisus, where he helped implement state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms to keep our nation safe by securing supply chains, protecting global compliance for pharmaceutical and medical industries, and aiding brands in the prevention of product tampering. Kanad holds a doctorate in Applied and Computational Mathematics and has multiple publications, patents, and book chapters around big data analytics and statistical applications in the field of Mathematical Biology and Mathematical Finance.