Nagendra has a degree in engineering and after working with Indian Space Research Organization for four years, he obtained an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode. Post-MBA, he has worked in the information technology industry for seven years managing application development projects from different domains and technologies. He has led large teams of technical and functional consultants, interacted extensively with clients and managed P&L for numerous projects. He has led teams to define, implement and audit software processes as per ISO and CMMI frameworks.
Over the past eight years, Nagendra has worked in the analytics industry, specifically with IQR since its inception. He has managed teams and provided analytics and consulting services to clients in the financial services, media (online, television) and gaming (casino) domains. Currently, Nagendra leads the analytics delivery function at IQR, managing a large team of analysts, consultants, statisticians and information technology professionals. He has also advised clients in marketing and risk analytics for different banking products. He has managed teams that specialize in reporting, automation, complex data analysis, and modeling. His expertise is in requirements understanding, solution architecture, strategy, implementation, stakeholder communication, project management and team building.
In his spare time, Nagendra enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and badminton.