Vishal Patel brings over 15 years of experience applying statistical and machine learning techniques in practical applications across an extensive range of verticals. With a strong analytical mindset and powerful programming skills, he has successfully implemented novel analytical systems to support strategic decision-making process and improve marketing efficiency. He has been a lead data scientist across several Fortune 100 clients like Biogen-Idec, Humana, Sanofi-Aventis, Sony PlayStation, IBM, Blockbuster, Pizza Hut, Volkswagen, Jaguar, and Sears.
During his stint as a consultant at Data Miners, Inc., introduced fresh analytical ideas and techniques to curb attrition at Spring-Nextel. In 2007, he joined HAVAS Discovery as a senior statistician and further expanded the depth and breadth of his expertise by solving business problems for clients across a wide array of industries.
Vishal then joined Synchronoss (Razorsight), Inc. in 2014 as a Manager of Data Science, where he supervised and mentored an aspiring group of data scientists. He was responsible for the development and implementation of cloud-based analytical products that helped clients proactively and precisely target subscriber acquisition, cross-sell their offerings, improve subscriber retention, and increase customer lifetime value.
Vishal has won awards from several data mining competitions in the past and has an unrelenting zest to learn new data mining tools and techniques. With two Master’s degrees and a multi-faceted experience, Vishal is a valuable asset to our Analytics team.