Nykaa Appoints Syed Atif Umar as SVP — Chief Data Science & Analytics Officer
(APAC) Nykaa, an Indian e-commerce company specializing in cosmetics and beauty products, has recently appointed Syed Atif Umar as SVP - Chief Data Science & Analytics Officer. Umar is a seasoned analytics professional with over 16 years of experience in analytics and business strategy.
Throughout his career, he has successfully managed multi-level engagements across various domains, including Risk, Marketing, Finance, Operations, and Technology, with a particular emphasis on Revenue and Loss Optimization.
Prior to joining Nykaa, Umar served as Senior Director - Analytics at Flipkart. He also previously served as Senior Vice President at Citigroup, where he spearheaded Big Data and Machine Learning solutions. Within the industry, he is widely recognized as a thought leader in Data Science and Banking, often serving as a panelist and presenter at numerous seminars and conferences.
In addition to his extensive analytics background, Umar boasts over a decade of experience in people management roles. He has a strong track record in hiring, training, and mentoring professionals in the field.
Umar excels in a wide range of areas, including crafting tailored strategies in Banking and Financial Services, possessing a deep understanding of data science encompassing big data, machine learning, deep learning, and natural language programming, and successfully standardizing and deploying solutions in consulting, optimizing operational efficiency.
His expertise extends to leading project execution and fostering high-performing teams across different geographies and functions.