SSN Hosts Analytica 2018

Chennai, December 1, 2018SSN Institutions (the first initiative of the Shiv Nadar Foundation in the field of education), concluded the third edition of SSN Analytica, a full day Conclave on Analytics and Data Science at its campus. The event comprised interactive talks and live demonstrations by industry leaders on Visualization, Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Analytics, and techniques in Data Science.  Over 400 students (from institutes across Tamil Nadu) and working professionals from leading technology firms attended the conclave this year.

The speakers at the event included industry leaders such as Venkatesh Narayana, Principal Consultant, Fhyzics; SR. Ramanan, Senior Meteorologist, Former Director- Regional Meteorological Department, Cyclone Warning Centre; Sanket Jain, Managing Consultant – Data Science & Advanced Analytics, IBM, Dr. Souvick Chatterjee, Customer Success Engineer, MathWorks India, Ambika Natarajan, Associate Vice President, HCL Technologies and Hariram VM, Head Organizational Capability, TVS. The event also comprised a panel discussion which aimed at helping aspiring data scientists to understand the scope of pursuing a career in Business Analytics & Data Science.

Speaking at the conclave, Dr. Shashikant V. Albal – Director, SSN School of Advanced Career Education said, “The data analytics market in India is growing at a fast pace and it is estimated that it will become a 20-billion-dollar industry in the country by 2025. Businesses from across sectors have started investing heavily in data science to conceptualise future outcomes based on historical data and trends using statistical algorithms and machine learning techniques. Given this, SSN Analytica aims to help aspiring data scientists understand the nuances of the field. Young talent trained in Data Science, Machine Learning, Big Data and Deep Learning are among the most sought after skills by top MNCs.”

SSN School of Advanced Career Education offers a six-month full time residential program in Business Analytics and Data Science for industry professionals and students. It offers customized training in the area of Data Science to leading organizations across industries in India. Over 200 students have graduated from this school and have been placed in some of the best organizations in the country.

About SSN Institutions

SSN Institutions, located in the Old Mahabalipuram Road, is spread over 250 acres with a built-up area of over 1.8 million sq ft and is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure for learning including computers and Internet facilities networked by optic fibre links, modern workshops & labs, seminar halls, auditoria, libraries, gymnasium, a sports complex and hostels for men and women. The campus is entirely wi-fi enabled with 24/7 internet access. The total students’ strength is 4200. SSN has one of the highest percentages of PhD holders in its faculty among all private educational institutions.

SSN Institutions currently comprise of a College of Engineering, School of Management, School of Advanced Software Engineering, School of Advanced Career Education and the Research Center. 

About Shiv Nadar Foundation

The Shiv Nadar Foundation ( has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a $8.1 billion leading global technology and IT enterprise, with over 127,000 employees across 43 countries. Founded in 1976, HCL is one of India’s original IT garage start-ups and offers diverse business aligned technology solutions spanning the entire hardware and software spectrum, to a focused range of industry verticals.

The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide. To that purpose the Foundation is focused on the underdeveloped disciplinary areas in India related to transformational education, creativity and art.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions ( in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering (already a highly ranked private engineering college in India), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan (, a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshahr and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar University (, an international multi-disciplinary university with strong research orientation located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region and the Shiv Nadar School (, a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (, India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art, with the vision to take art to the common public.

For more details, please contact:

Sadaf Khan- / 09620696668

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