Santosh Bhat

Santosh Bhat

Santosh Bhat

Head Data Science, Hotstar

He is currently the head of data sciences at Hotstar, based out of Mumbai. In this role, he is responsible for turning big data into insights at every point of a customer journey. He’s also building a personalization and recommendation engine. Prior to this, He has worked at Myntra designs, Microsoft India and General Motors in leadership roles in analytics and data sciences.

 At Myntra, he built the data sciences team for supply chain management, working on interesting problems such as Machine-Led design, large scale merchandising, fraud detection, supply chain etc. He started the analytics practice at Microsoft India working on a variety of problems in marketing, conversion optimization, CRM etc. For a couple of years, he also led the digital marketing function working on important campaigns such as Windows 8 and Office365 launches.

He has a BTech degree in Mechanical engineering and a Master’s degree (MS) in Engineering management (focus area – Non Linear Optimization) from the University of Missouri-Rolla, USA.