Prof. Sameer Dhanrajani


Area: Digital

CEO and Co-founder at AIQRATE advisory and consulting, Prof. Sameer has a progressive senior leadership track record of more than 23 years, making significant contribution as the Chief Strategy Officer, Fractal Analytics. Prior to this he was global business leader – analytics & data science with Cognizant Technology Solutions and served as the Country Head for Fidelity National Financial.

Sameer is a globally recognized AI advisor, business builder, evangelist and thought leader known for his deep knowledge, strategic consulting approaches in AI space. Sameer has consulted with several Fortune 500 global enterprises, Indian corporations, GCCs, start-ups, SMBs, VC/PE firms in driving AI led strategic transformation and innovation strategies. He has a rich and proven experience of building and scaling AI businesses and practices, securing large AI engagements & deals and creating significant client impact.

Sameer is a renowned author, columnist, blogger and four times TEDx speaker. He is a author of best-selling book – AI and Analytics: Accelerating business decisions ; writes regularly for Forbes , Your Story , Telangana Today , Business world and is a prolific blogger with trendsetting, topical coverage on AI strategy & consulting spectrum.

Known for his passion for Artificial Intelligence, Sameer has a huge following on social media and is a well-recognized keynote expert, moderator and speaker at several global industry forums and conferences. Sameer has been frequently quoted across business media and news publications and is recipient of multiple awards and recognitions. Sameer is also associated as AI advisor on AI policy matters with leading business associations, industry consortia and state governments and is instrumental in leading the effort for positioning India as a premier destination in AI. He is a well-known contributor in the academia space. He is a trusted advisor with leading academic institutions, active with start-ups and SMBs and advices them on AI led interventions.

Educational Qualification:

  • Post Graduate Management Program, IIM Calcutta
  • MBA, Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya
  • Design Thinking -Innovation of Products and Services program, MIT, Sloan School of Management
  • Strategic Innovation Program, London Business School
  • B.Com, Economics, Delhi University

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