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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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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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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Life @Crayon – Muthukumaran

  1) How long have you been at Crayon? I’ve been a part of the Crayon family for so long that I’m not sure about the exact number. But if I were to estimate, then the answer would probably be around 5 years. 2) What do you do at Crayon? You’ll usually find me chatting with colleagues, playing carrom and roaming around the office, when I’m not making videos or…

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Life @Crayon – Krishnakumar

  1. How long have you been at Crayon? It’s been around 5 years. Joined here on June 12th, 2013.   2.What do you do at Crayon? I don’t know exactly. If anyone has any clue, please do let me know. For now, I am working for the product team, and playing with the data.   3.What’s your average day like? The day mostly goes like this – analyzing, coding,…

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Life @Crayon – Smruthi kilari

1) How long have you been at Crayon? It’s been about 1 year and 3 months. 2) What do you do at Crayon? Data mining and client delivery. But basically, everything data. 3) What’s your average day like? Every day is a new challenge. It’s full of regular campaigns, adhoc analysis, data modelling and client management. 4) What’s your favorite Crayon memory? There are numerous memories I can think of.…

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Life @Crayon – Bella

1) How long have you been at Crayon? a. 1491 days (and still counting) 2) What do you do at Crayon? a. I spend nearly 90% of my time in presales. The other 10% is used for trips to the pantry and laughing at silly jokes. 3) What’s your average day like? a. I usually spend the day working on proposals, crawling the internet for information (in the name of…

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How This Former IBM Director Received a Backing From The TATA group

SURESH V SHANKAR (55), FOUNDER, CRAYON DATA – by Entrepreneur Magazine. Among the league of companies which have kept their high growth under the radar for quite some time is Singapore and Chennai-based big data company Crayon Data. Launched by former director at IBM – Shankar has been a big data and digital evangelist for over a decade. Further, he has been the point person in creating disruptions in the…

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