Data Science and Analytics is part of planning for multiple organizations. The importance of prediction and the role it plays in our business is self-evident.

In this session, Mr. Harold Fernandes and Mr. Jayesh Srivastava, two data science and analytics experts from Dun & Bradstreet, will share their experience in this area.

Harold Fernandes will take the participants on the journey of operationalizing analytics in daily decision making from traditional scorecards to Machine Learning analytic models. It is a discussion about the fascinating space between advanced analytics and technology. What should we consider? What are the pitfalls? What do we need to build a complete production eco-system for insights in a data driven world?

Jayesh Srivastava will talk about the use cases in different industries especially in bank, insurance and manufacturing to showcase how alternative data sources can be used to build Machine Learning solutions that can help businesses to overcome complexity and ambiguity to drive business value. The session is designed to deliver innovative approaches and offers insight on the future and all-important business impact of advanced data and analytics capabilities.


1:30 PM - 2 PM
Registration & Networking
2 PM - 2:10 PM
Opening Remarks
2:10 PM - 2:50 PM
Operationalizing Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning analytics solutions in day to day Business
2:50 PM - 3:30 PM
Use of alternative data and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning techniques to meet business challenges
3:30 PM - 4 PM


  • Harold Fernandes (Global Head of Advanced Analytics Implementations at Dun & Bradstreet)

    Harold Fernandes

    Global Head of Advanced Analytics Implementations at Dun & Bradstreet

    Harold has a post graduate in Computer Science with 28 years of Industry experience in the intersecting world of Analytics and Technology. Currently in a Global Leadership role he is responsible for architecting analytics platforms, embedding insights for customer consumption and thought leadership towards enabling Dun & Bradstreet customers in their digital transformation journey. Prior to joining Dun & Bradstreet Harold ran his own Business Insights company for 17 years in Tarrytown NY.

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  • Jayesh Srivastava (International Head of Data Science at Dun & Bradstreet)

    Jayesh Srivastava

    International Head of Data Science at Dun & Bradstreet

    Jayesh Srivastava has a Ph.D. in Statistics and over 10+ years of statistical and predictive modeling experience. He has extensive experience in modeling financial credit risk as well as designing solution to solve complex business problems that involve portfolio management, building underwriting and pricing models. Jayesh has been the senior leader of D&B’s AAS and leading the data science and professional services engagement globally. He also manages D&B’s US Government Analytics Team for over 3 years and is actively involved in developing D&B’s International Analytics Business

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Company Introduction

For nearly 200 years, Dun & Bradstreet has helped customers and partners accelerate growth and improve their business performance through the power of data and analytics. Dun & Bradstreet data and insights, delivered through the Data Cloud and the solutions they power, help customers improve business performance by accelerating revenue, reducing cost, managing risk and transforming their business.  


The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud delivers the world's most comprehensive business data and analytical insights: comprising over 330 million business records, curated from tens of thousands of sources, and 375 million data elements updated each day. 90% of the Fortune 500, and companies of all sizes around the world, rely on Dun & Bradstreet to help grow and protect their businesses.  


In China, Huaxia Dun & Bradstreet and MicroMarketing Dun & Bradstreet, leveraging data and analytics powered by Dun & Bradstreet, respectively focus on providing risk management and sales & marketing solution, helping clients reduce cost, mitigate risk, accelerate revenue, and transform businesses. 


*Spotlight Sessions are sponsored marketing events. Event sponsors have the right to cancel registrations at any time and to determine who may attend the session.  

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To register for this event, please RSVP online. For more information, please contact Zoe Zhang at (+86 21) 6279-7119 ext. 5667 or email zoe.zhang@amcham-shanghai.org.

Interested in introducing your products or services to AmCham Shanghai members through Spotlight Session? Please contact Zoe Zhang at (+86 21) 6279-7119 ext. 5667 or email zoe.zhang@amcham-shanghai.org for detailed information.

What is a Spotlight Session? A Spotlight Session is a promotional platform for companies to introduce products and services to interested AmCham Shanghai members. The sessions are conveniently held at AmCham Shanghai's offices and attendance is FREE.


AmCham Shanghai Conference Center

Suite 568, Shanghai Centre, 1376 Nanjing Road West
Shanghai, China

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