Our Team

Vinayak Deshpande

–  Founder, Managing Director: Sankhya Analytical Research Pvt. Ltd.
–  Director: Medicounts Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd.
–  Principal Advisor: Direxions Marketing Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
–  Member – Board of Studies, St.Xaviers College

Post graduate in Statistics with gold medal, Vinayak has unmatched experience of 15 years in Providing solutions to complex business and research problems across BFSI, Retail, FMCG and Pharma domains.

Vinayak’s recent research papers are:

  • Evaluating Principal Component Regression in case of severe Multicollinearity.
  • Comparison of predictive modeling methods: Naïve Baye’s, Logistic Regression and Support Vector Machines

Sheetal Joshi

Director: Sankhya Analytical Research Pvt. Ltd.

Post graduate in Economics-Statistics, Sheetal has 12 years of experience in providing data driven Solutions in Marketing, Market Research, Risk Management and Clinical Research for clients across BFSI sector in India and USA

Sheetal has vast experience in designing and delivering corporate training programs in business analytics using R/SAS.

During her two year stint at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Sheetal was responsible for Initiatives in Customer Lifetime Value Management , Brand Performance Measurement and Net Promoter Score.

Hemal Thakker

Partner: Sankhya Analytics LLP (London)

Post graduate in Statistics, Hemal has 8 years of experience in corporate training and consulting. She has distinctive experience of catastrophe risk modeling during her stint at Willis Re.

Hemal is highly proficient in R programming and has developed many web applications using R programming.

Hemal is based in London and looks after global operations of Sankhya Analytics.

Our experience

  • Predictive modeling in banking and insurance sectors
  • Market segmentation for insurers
  • Advanced analytics in HR processes
  • Stock market investment strategies using statistical methods