Life @ Crayon – Shankar Ganesh

  1) How long have you been at Crayon? At the time of answering this questionnaire, it’s a grand total of 2013 days. And this is inclusive of weekends and holidays. Incidentally, I joined in 2013 as well! 😉 2) What do you do at Crayon? So far, I have juggled various roles. A majority of my time is spent on client delivery and data delivery. 3) What’s your average…

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Life @ Crayon – Sunny Swetank

1) How long have you been at Crayon? Over 2000 days! 2) What do you do at Crayon? One of Crayon’s clients is a leading global airline. They have initiated a big and ambitious transformation program. The program is delivered through various innovation labs. I play the role of value delivery lead for the customer intelligence lab. I’m also a data scientist on the same project. And the designated chef-of-mutton…

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Generating predictive data is big but challenging business for Ratan Tata-backed Crayon Data

by Kristie Neo, Deal Street Asia This article was originally published on Deal Street Asia on 23.11.2018. If there’s one thing that’s true – data lies. Data lies a lot. In “Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data and What the Internet can tell us about who we really are”, Stephens-Davidowitz writes: “Big data allows us to finally see what people really want and really do, not what they say they…

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Show and tell with tangrams

  When you’re on a mission to make the complex simple, it’s not just nice but  necessary to have a design sensibility that conveys it too. Crayon’s primary design element – the tangram, lends itself perfectly to the work we do with  data. Inspired by the traditional and enduring Chinese puzzle, tangram figures are traditionally created from 7 shapes  – one parallelogram, one square and five triangles. The ordering and…

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The many ways to Rome: what it means to be a charismatic leader

Crayon Power Quotes Volume 1 1. Leadership is about making the right decisions, at the right time, and ensuring the workforce follows through with that decision with effectiveness. What are your thoughts? Leadership is about clarity in thinking and the ability to align an organisation towards the same vision. In today’s volatile world, it’s a lot to ask for leaders to make the right decisions all the time. It is…

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Life @Crayon – Sujee Shalini

  1) How long have you been at Crayon? It’s been about 3 years and 5 months.   2) What do you do at Crayon? My job is to find new Crayons to fill up our box. 😊   3) What’s your average day like? Most of the day goes by in calls with existing, new or potential Crayons.   4) What’s your favourite Crayon memory? The potluck lunches!  …

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Banking In The Time Of Emerging Tech

There’s a new era of banking and financial services on the horizon. With the emergence of digital banking and fintech, the sector is facing a massive shift in the way people bank. There’s a new era of banking and financial services on the horizon. With the emergence of digital banking and fintech, the sector is facing a massive shift in the way people bank. Advancements in technology, including artificial intelligence and…

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Crayon Data backed by Ratan Tata, Gopalakrishnan to raise Series B fund

This news article was published by Business Standard on October 22. Crayon Data, a big data analysis company in which veteran industrialist Ratan Tata and Infosys Co-Founder Kris Gopalakrishnan invested in, is planning to raise Series B round of funding to the tune of around $11 million from existing and new investors. The fund would be used for expansion in western markets, including in the US, and for technology development.…

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Crayon Data saw 3X growth last year, expects similar growth in future

Six-year-old artificial intelligence based data personalization firm Crayon Data said it had grown 3x last year and expected this hyper growth to continue over the next few years. “The growth has been in both revenue and the number of clients, and we expect to double the number of clients and revenue in the next year,” said founder Suresh Shankar. While declining to share current numbers, he said that the aim…

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