Sameer Dhanrajani is a distinguished and widely recognized analytics and AI business leader and visionary known for his deep knowledge, innovation, & topical approaches in the analytics and AI space. Sameer is Chief Strategy Officer at Fractal Analytics. Sameer was Global Business Leader for Cognizant analytics and data sciences at Cognizant Technology Solutions. He pioneered the Customer, Risk & Operations Analytics framework (CRO) at Cognizant Analytics and Data Sciences. A fast tracker & a well-rounded professional with 20+ years of industry experience, Sameer has donned various leadership roles to help deliver innovative analytics and AI solutions and consulted with several CXO’s for faster, better decision making. Prior to Cognizant, Sameer was the Country Head at Fidelity National Financial. He worked as Vice President – Analytics for Genpact. He has been recipient of “Outstanding Leadership Award” at India Human Capital Summit and “Exemplary Leader Award” during the Asia Pacific HRM Congress. He has been highlighted four times consecutively – 2014-17 in “Top 10 influential analytics leaders in India” published by Analytics India magazine. Sameer is also advisor to Telangana and AP government council for setting up data analytics park and policy in Hyderabad & Vizag and is a steering committee member for drafting AI policy in India. Sameer is also a well-renowned speaker and has been a key note speaker & moderator on various business, leadership and topical AI and analytics themes at leading conferences. He has been quoted regularly across multiple business media and news publications. Sameer is a prolific blogger; and he is a well-known contributor in the academia space. He has delivered numerous industry guest lectures and mentored several fresh & experienced graduates on making a successful career in Analytics. He is a trusted industry advisor and council member to leading Business & Technology schools. His recent book “AI and Analytics: Accelerating Business Decisions“ published by Wiley is a best seller and have been featured amongst top books in AI and Analytics space.