Adri Purkayastha is currently Head of Technology and Cyber Risk Analytics at BNP Paribas Group. He is responsible for strategy, development and roll-out of analytic solutions to support the group’s ICT Risk Management Platform in areas such as Cyber, Digital, Technology, and Fraud.
Adri has been both an entrepreneur and intrapreneur, leading team of data scientists, cybersecurity professionals, cloud architects, data engineers, product manager, UI/UX professionals, analytics translators to deliver business transformation through digital technologies. He has almost a decade of consulting experience predominantly in Analytics, Cyber-security, Cyber/Technology Risk Management, Cloud computing, and Digital transformation projects.
In Deloitte Risk Advisory, Adri led strategy development, R&D of AI and analytics solutions and partnerships in areas such as Credit Risk, Market Abuse, Cyber Risk. As product owner of the firm’s Anomaly Detection platform, he led engineering, data science, strategic R&D, sales and partnership with sector leads globally. In Digital transformation, he led efforts in AI & analytics, data engineering for cloud-native, multi-million-pound digital banking and lending proposition entirely developed in Google Cloud. Earlier, he worked as a Forensic Data Analytics consultant for FIDS, EY. Before EY, he worked in Digital Analytics Consulting for Pitney Bowes and in IoT analytics for Display Data. In the past, he founded companies in Consumer Internet, EdTech, renewable energy and Nanotechnology space.