Santanu leads the advanced analytics team at CIBC, a leading global financial institution. Santanu’s passion is to apply quantitative and analytical skills to solve business challenges that drive real outcomes. His team is at the heart of the analytical transformation that is happening at CIBC. He leads a team united by a common purpose of unleashing the power of data through innovative decision science, analytics and artificial intelligence. At CIBC, his team includes data scientists, innovators as well as skilled researchers, modelers and data engineers. His team develops and manages over 100 models that helps CIBC be more client centric, efficient and manage risks. Santanu is currently part of the advisory board for the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto and is also involved with the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence as a sponsor. Santanu is an engineer from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). He did his master’s from Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and an MBA from Ivey Business School. Santanu resides in Toronto, Canada with his wife Ranjini and their two children.