Avinash Gundapaneni is a creative & experienced Data Scientist with over 8 years of academic and industry experience in the Data Science and Analytics domain. Avi is the Lead Data Professional at Medallia where he conceptualizes, designs & builds SaaS products that help businesses understand their markets and customers better and make data-driven business decisions. Before working for Medallia he was with Sense360, a startup that Medallia acquired in 2020. At Sense360 he was one of the principal contributors to build robust and business driven data products that enables companies to examine and organize their data with the goal of better serving their customers and consumers. Throughout his career, he worked in different Data Science roles across different domains Pharmaceutical, Automotive, and Retail industries. Driven by the lifelong passion for solving difficult applied problems in Math/Stats he obtained an MS degree in Business Analytics from the University of Cincinnati.