Vijoe Mathew

Global Director of Analytics

Bengaluru, IN


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Data Science Leader with over 16 years’ experience with thorough exposure to Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Internet Of Things, Data Mining, Analytics Product Development & Big Data Stack. Experience across various business areas including BFSI, Commercial, Retail ,Customer ,Procurement ,Site Research, Engineering & Utilities .Strong track record in Advance Data Science Team Development & Management, Technical Mentoring, Project Pipeline Development, ,Stakeholder Management, Data & Analytics Monetisation, P & L Management & Data Science Project Delivery. ACCOMPLISHMENTS UNDER LEADERSHIP ROLES:  Headed 60 + Retail & Engineering Analytics COE in Tesco, supporting Retail Businesses across UK, Europe & Asia to deliver great Customer Experience, improve Sales and optimize Operating Cost and Investment.  Established 40 + strong Honeywell Sentience Advanced Data Science Teams in India, China, Mexico & Czech Republic. Successfully enabled additional revenue generation of $78Mn through introduction of products & services on Honeywell Sentience IOT Platform.  Established 20+ strong Global Solution Analytics COE for AB Inbev. Achieved value realization of $70+Mn in the first year of operation through introduction of Global Analytics Products & Services to optimize Operations Processes  Budget Owner for Tesco UK Energy spent of 250+Mn GBP. Net Energy Cost Reduction of 62Mn GBP from 2012 to 2016 FY.  Managed Shared Services Framework for Tesco Analytics involving 14 countries & successfully transitioned teams to build an Analytics Centre Of Excellence in Tesco Bengaluru.  Developed World Class Analytics Products for Fortune 500 Companies & successfully Monetised Analytics Products.  Successful in developing Analytics Roadmaps working with various Business Towers & Leadership Teams.

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Aug 2018 - Present

Anheuser-Busch InBev

Global Director : Analytics

Building & Leading a domain agnostic advanced Data Science & AI COE based out of India, Team equipped with Data Scientists & Data Engineers. Responsible for Team Management, Technical Mentoring, Project Pipeline Development, Stakeholder Management & Delivery of analytical products & Services.Global Analytics Coverage for Commercial,PTP,OTC,ATR & FP&A Functions.


Sep 2016 - Aug 2018


Advance Analytics Solutions Leader

Developing & Leading a domain agnostic advanced Data Science & AI Team based out of India, China, Czech Republic & Mexico. Team equipped with Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Principal Data Scientists, Big Data Architects & Solutions Architects. Responsible for Team Management, Technical Mentoring, Project Pipeline Development, Stakeholder Management, P & L Ownership & Delivery of analytical products & services on Honeywell Sentience IIOT platform. Built & Monetized first of its kind Analytics capabilities developed to enrich Honeywell Products linked to Aircraft, Freight, Refineries, Retail, Energy Optimization, Predictive Equipment Maintenance, Smart City Solutions, Drone Based Inspections, Face/Object Detection for Cameras and Productivity & Work Flow Solutions.  Building a Domain Agnostic Advanced Data Science Team consisting of Machine Learning, Deep Learning & Big Data Experts.  Responsible for seeding & developing Sentience Data Analytics Teams & Project Pipeline in High Growth Regions , (HGR) India, China, Czech & Mexico .  Working with the business verticals & to develop Revenue Generating Data Monetization Projects across HGR Regions.  P & L owner for High Growth Regions in the business  Design & lead the development & deployment of solutions & Products that leverage data sciences & advanced analytics to develop required business solutions  Develop and deploy cutting edge scalable algorithms, working to shape Sentience as a data science platform  Technical Evaluation & selection of Analytics Platforms & IOT Platforms to enrich Honeywell Sentience IIOT platform.  Hire, train, and mentor HGR based data scientists & data engineers and ensure delivery of right analytical solutions to business questions.  Collaborate and implement the overall analytics strategy. Evaluate, recommend, implement and maintain analytical tools  Engage & collaborate with business & technology partners. Communicate progress to all stakeholders

Mar 2014 - Jul 2016

Tesco Bengaluru

Sr Anaytics Manager: Retail Analytics & Engineering Analytics

Developing & Leading a Shared Services Analytics COE in Bangalore. Responsible for Development & Delivery of Analytical Services for Tesco Group Countries .Leading team of 60 + data science professionals, responsible for all Space, Range, Display, Price, Promo, Sales, Marketing, Energy & Engineering optimization solutions for Tesco Plc. Focus areas of Space Range Display Insights Team includes:  Developing Space Recommendation Models at Store /Department /Merchansing & Product Levels  Defining Optimal Display, Level Run Down & Adjacency Models to maximize sales & availability.  Developing Effective Range Models taking into consideration Sales Performance, Customer Attributes & Basket Dependencies.  Developing/Maintaining Product Group Review Models/Tools to define Ranging Strategies, Space & Marketing Strategies  Developing Promo Optimization Models to maximize effectiveness of Sales Promotions.  Developing/Maintaining Products & Customer segmentation Models to enable development of targeted strategies.  Developing/Maintaining RFM, Retention & Churn Models/tools to enable development of targeted strategies.  Developing & owning Store Clustering Models to maximize the effectiveness of Ranging Strategy.  Developing Insights Packs highlighting possible Opportunities within Product & Customer Domain.  Developing Data Led Strategy to reduce Business Complexity, Reduce Operational Cost & Improve Sales : Case Size Optimization, Shelf Size Optimization, One Touch Replenishment, Range Optimization, Product Level LRD, Store Specific Ranging etc.  Development of Analytical Tools for Product & Customer Functions effectively using BT Tools (Tableau & Microstrategy).

Aug 2012 - Feb 2014

Tesco Bengaluru

Analytics Manager: Retail Analytics ,Development Analytics & Engineering Insights

Leading team of 30 + data scientists , responsible for Improving the Effectiveness of Capital Development Programme & Store Energy Optimization through intelligent Data Analytics. Focus areas of Engineering Insights Team includes:  Analyzing data trends around energy usage and engineering for helping business manage energy budgets and ensuring optimal asset usage for right engineered stores.  Developing Energy Forecasting Models to help business with Budgeting Process & enable Bulk Buy of Energy to realize cost reduction.  Managing Cost Saving Engineering & Energy Optimization Projects.  Developing Machine Learning Models capable of predicting optimal operational parameters of Engineering Equipment’s to bring Energy Savings.  Developing Asset Replacement/Planned Preventative Maintenance Models to optimize energy consumption.  Developing Models to predict consumption of Refrigeration, HVAC, Bakery & Lighting circuits at store level taking into consideration relevant variables.  Developing Predictive Asset Failure Alarm policies for Engineering Equipments.  Managing Engineering & Energy Capital Project selection, rollout & Benefit Realization  Managing Sustainability Reporting for whole of Tesco World  Developing Insights Packs highlighting possible Opportunities within Energy & Engineering Domain  Development of Analytical Tools for Energy & Engineering Functions effectively using BI Tools (Tableau & Microstrategy).

Aug 2011 - Jul 2012

Tesco Bengaluru

Assistant Analytics Manager : Space Range & Display Insights

Leading team of 10 + data scientists , responsible for Space , Range & Display Optimization through application of Analytics & enabling Optimal Decision Support in Real Time through Advanced Analytics and Robust Management information system.

Jun 2006 - Jul 2011

Tesco Maintenance

Engineering Analyst

Leading two member data science team involved in defining performance management system for Tesco Maintenance through intelligent analysis of data & producing and providing all key analytical stats for Tesco Maintenance. Managing & Delivering Process Improvement Projects. Performance Managing Tesco Facility Management platform provider Verisae.

Jun 2004 - Apr 2006

Tesco Sourcing

Purchasing Analyst

Developing Performance Matrix /Performance Dashboards for Suppliers, Monitoring contractor performance against the agreed service levels, & working on performance improvement plans. Providing all analytical support for Corporate Purchasing & developing/maintaining supplier Databases. Supporting the leadership team on major projects.


2002 - 2003

KU Leuven

Masters In Industrial Management, Operations Research

1998 - 2001

Jawaharlal Nehru National College Of Engineering

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Mechanical Engineering

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