Kartik Pundir


A data-science enthusiast and an avid learner who wishes to create an impact. Kartik has worked as an analytics consultant with IQVIA and Axtria for over 4 years, advising pharmaceutical clients on their sales and marketing strategies. Pre-ISB, Kartik was working with Airtel as a product lead in the analytics and strategy team. 

Kartik graduated from Thapar University, Patiala in 2016 and has completed analytics specialization from IIM, Calcutta in 2019. He has a passion for sports and loves to play football and cricket in his free time.

Ankur Gupta

Vice President

Ankur has around 4 years of experience in the analytics consulting domain. He started off his professional journey with ZS, and later moved to PwC (DIAC) in their US analytics advisory wing. During his tenure, he collaborated with fortune-500 pharma clients and helped them on GTM strategies and salesforce effectiveness initiatives. Ankur also had a short stint at Customer Insights AI, where he had exposure to business development in analytics and AI domain. 

Ankur completed his bachelor's degree in civil engineering from NIT, Surat. He is an adventure seeker and enjoys going on trekking on the Himalayas. Ankur also likes to contribute to the society and has been previously involved in various social impact activities. 

Amar Parulekar

General Secretary

Amar has worn multiple hats in his 5 year journey in the industry. First, as a Software Engineer, he built web applications in the full-stack developer role. Second, as an Associate Data Scientist, he worked in research, studying research papers to build cutting edge optical character recognition systems. Third, as a Data Scientist, he worked in the supply chain forecasting domain for a $34B client.

Outside of work, he is passionate about Table tennis and online gaming, watching movies and spending hours and hours of listening to curated playlists.


Sanjana Pachory

Data Analytics Expert

Sanjana Pachory graduated from Hansraj College, Delhi University in 2015, post which she joined ZS Associates immediately as an Operations Associate. At ZS, she was in charge of sales force design and incentive compensation. After a 2 year stint at ZS, Sanjana moved into the world of aviation and joined United as a revenue management analyst. Within United, she worked multiple departments ranging from revenue and pricing to procurement to strategy. She now wants to venture into the world of consulting. In her free time, Sanjana likes to read, paint and research about new places that she can travel to!

Nishant Bidichandani

Alumni Relationship Coordinator

Nishant has completed his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering, Pune in 2016. He has ~4.5 years of work experience in the analytics consulting industry: having worked for ZS Associates, followed by a smaller consulting firm called Aspect Ratio. He particularly enjoys weaving stories out of data. Outside of work, his interests lie in sports (with a particular affinity for football), trekking and reading. 

Preeti Chandak

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

Preeti has 2.75 years of experience with McKinsey & Co. as a Data Analyst in their Operations Advanced Analytics team. She has worked on client engagements across India and US in Sales & Operations domains. She has also contributed to the development of multiple firm proprietary tools. Post McKinsey, she had a short stint at EkAnek Networks, an early stage start-up in the beauty and personal care e-commerce space, where she donned the hat of an Entrepreneur in Residence in the CEO’s office. She is currently looking to expand her horizon by working in a business/product environment. 

She has an undergraduate degree in Economics from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata. In her free time, she likes to travel, take photographs of sunsets, and read! 

Aakarsh Mohan

Technology Expert

Aakarsh Mohan, a CSE graduate from National Institute of Technology Delhi (2016), has 5 years of work ex in analytics, data engineering and business intelligence. He has worked in Axtria and Novartis primarily focussing on cloud migration and process automation. He looks for new opportunities in Consulting (Digital Transformation) or Cloud advisory. On a free day, he enjoys riding his bike, reading books and hiking.