Wednesday, March 6

4:40 pm - 5:10 pm

When people talk about data analytics, the conversation quickly pivots toward advanced statistical analysis and predictive models.

But, depending on the maturity of the organization and the business problem that needs to be addressed, it can either lead to a very robust conversation or very confused clients. To avoid confusion, it is crucial for you to understand the business problem thoroughly. This practice will enable you to analyze your data and answer the question in a simple, relevant way.

In this session, you will:

  • Understand how to break down a problem so a solution can be designed to help address the core question
  • Go through an example of taking a business question and being able to address the ask without significant tools and systems being available
  • Learn the importance of communicating the message as simply as possible

Amit Chowdhary

Vice President, Workforce Planning and Analytics

About Amit Chowdhary

Amit leads Workforce Planning and Analytics, HR M&A, Contingent Workforce Operations and HR Shared Services at Visa. In the last 2+ years in the role, Amit has had a chance to build the foundation of Workforce Planning and Analytics at Visa along with helping drive significant operational rigor across some of the key processes across HR. He has also led the development of the HR M&A capability from scratch. Prior to his current role, Amit led the Workforce Transformation efforts for the Technology organization at Visa.

Before Visa, Amit was the Vice President of Workforce Planning and Analytics for Enterprise Services group at HP where he partnered closely with finance, HR and business operations team to help enable the workforce strategy for the ~120k plus employees of the organization. Prior to that, Amit held multiple positions in Workforce Strategy and Workforce Analytics at HP at a corporate level.

In the early part of his career, Amit has worked at a bank, been an entrepreneur and also honed his skills as a management consultant with Booz & Co and Deloitte Consulting.