ICICI Securities has announced the appointment of Nilotpal Gupta as head of the data science unit. Gupta will bring on board his expertise in data architecture, descriptive and predictive analytics, data visualisation and other segments in addition to analytics.
Prior to his appointment with ICICI Securities, Gupta was the director for analytics and information management at Citi. An alumnus of Madras University, Gupta has previously worked in executive roles at Bajaj Finserv and Mindtree.
“At ICICI Securities, as we double down on our big data and analytics capabilities to provide sharper business insights and build customised offerings, we are delighted to have Nilotpal head our Data Science Unit in this journey. As we strengthen our digital-first approach, data and analytics would be the key components in this strategy,” said Vijay Chandok, managing director and CEO at ICICI Securities.
ICICI Securities is a subsidiary of ICICI Bank and began operations in May 1995. The company operates in broking, financial product distribution, wealth management and investment banking, serving retail customers as well as institutional investors.