Educated at India's world-beating institutions (the IIT and the IIM with 1% to 2% acceptance rates), Sri is a seasoned financial services Strategy, Advanced-analytics and ML advisor with work experience in Mumbai, London, Sunnyvale (Silicon Valley) and Sydney
Sri started his career as an "old style" banker in the shipping-finance area of a large Indian institution (ICICI/SCICI) in Bombay and has subsequently worked with PWC (Coopers & Lybrand), the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Elance before founding Swamy and Associates (www.swamyandassociates.com.au) to advise financial institutions and global service providers on Advanced-analytics, AI, ML and BPM strategies
He was an early mover in respect of his pioneering research of the Advanced-analytics sector and its impact on the global financial services sector (see sample research below)
In the immediate 5-year-period to 2017, he has directly advised 6 out of the top 15 financial institutions in Australia on their Advanced-analytics journeys including 2 institutions at their Group CEO levels
In Sep 2018 and August 2017, he has been named Chairman of the Australian AI and Machine Learning Summit
In Sep 2017 he was one of the 7 Australian financial services Digital Leaders to be invited to present at the Morgan Stanley "Innovation in Financials Forum 2017"
In March 2017, he was the sole advisor invited by Goldman Sachs Australian Research group to present the impact of Advanced-analytics, AI and Machine Learning on banks and insurers
Sri, an orthodox South-Indian Smartha-Brahmin ("Iyer") from Kallidaikurichi, Tirunelveli (near Chennai), is also a student of Veda-anta (Vedic philosophy), Samskrita Bhasha (Sanskrit), Veda-anga-Astrology (Jyothisha, Jaimini and Parasara), Vedic practices including the chanting of mantras and Yogic-meditation practices