CEO & Founder, Optimum Data Analytics
Rutuja has 17+ years of Data Science expertise with a track record of working with various cross-functional and technical teams to implement advanced data science projects.
She started her career with TATA Motors, India in Automotive Warranty Data Analytics. Rutuja then moved on to projects in various domains with the vision of gaining experience to start her own venture.
A disruptive innovator with a distinct clarity of mind, she chose to pursue her Masters in Applied Statistics in the USA and then worked with Ford Credit, USA in Marketing Analytics and Credit Risk Modelling.
She has demonstrated strong leadership in driving transformational initiatives across multiple industries and delivering successful Analytics Projects, where she had end-to-end accountability.
Under her leadership, Optimum Data Analytics (ODA), a new age technology start-up, is set to be at the forefront of technology innovation in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Industry 4.0 and Business Analytics.
At ODA, Rutuja drives and oversees the continuous renewal of key innovations, processes and systems across the company in client relationship management, delivery excellence, quality, talent management, and leadership development.
Zealous about next-generation technologies and harnessing them for competitive advantage and enterprise, Rutuja drives ODA’s emerging technology agenda.
Rutuja is a frequent contributor to industry publications, a featured speaker at industry conferences, mentor to young developers and entrepreneurs and a visiting faculty at leading B-schools and engineering colleges.
Apart from her busy schedule, she loves to do Yoga, practice Kathak and play Badminton.