Achiever's Success Story
Mr. Saurabh's remarkable professional journey
Mr. Saurabh is the director of Data Engineering at Lowe’s India. He began his professional journey with a Consulting company in the year 2010. With almost a decade long expertise in the field of data, he has created, crafted, drafted and adapted to several roles and responsibilities over the years, which makes him stand different from the crowd. Having worked with renowned FinTech & Retail groups such as Deutsche Bank, Visa, Falabella and Lowe’s, he is marked with persistence, hard work and a string of difficulty yet leading to successful decisions.
Mr. Saurabh says that, “we are surrounded by data, but starved for insights.” And as responsible Data Leader, their contribution towards data community is much larger than what meets the eye. Data has the power to understand and influence consumer behaviour in ways that cannot only uplift consumer’s lifestyle but also bring about societal change. Having realized this early in the days, he has played multiple roles in designing, planning, and executing Big Data Lake strategies across industry verticals like Consulting , FinTech and Retail etc. Not just that, he runs his own huge opensource data community (hadoopadmin.co.in) where almost 400K followers are following him across the globe. He is one of the young Influencer leader in India’s Data society.
With the eye of a Data strategist, the depth of an analyst and passion of a techie, it is his sheer hard work, coupled with opportunity and excitement to drive change in Data Society, which has helped him exceed in every checkpoint of the process. Mr. Saurabh played a key role in accelerating the portfolio development of cross-domain data tools and technologies which helped the data platforms in collecting, transforming and serving data assets in a unified and secure way.
With rich 12 years of experience spanning a successful history of leading seamless data transformation for various enterprises, right from building solutions in Risk Analysis to pioneering the cloud migration journey and establishing a data foundation and data lakes in Lowe’s, Mr. Saurabh’s adept in enabling new-age analytics and complex data science use cases to architecting the innovation charter. He is always focused on creating the larger business impact and emphasises on the importance of a purpose-driven teamwork in achieving success.
His strong leadership abilities combined with deep knowledge of analytics, scalable platforms and experience in managing diverse teams have helped him transform the data strategy and charter for different enterprises.
With having led more than 70 team members before turning 35, he has won many group awards for his contribution, 4+ individual industry recognitions to the tune of ‘Hadoop Master in 2015’, ‘Data Champion in 2017’, ‘Thought Leader of the Year-2022’, ‘Young Achiever of the Year-2022-2023’. among others – Saurabh’s contribution to the Data industry has been immensely impactful.