Prashanth H. Southekal, Ph.D., MBA
Founder and Managing Principal
Prashanth Southekal is the managing principal of DBP-Institute (www.dbp-institute.com), a data analytics consulting and education firm. He has consulted for over 75 organizations including P&G, GE, Shell, Apple, and SAP. Dr. Southekal is the author of two books, Data for Business Performance and Analytics Best Practices, and writes regularly on data, analytics, and machine learning on Forbes.com. Apart from his consulting pursuits, he is an adjunct professor of data analytics at University of Calgary (Calgary, Canada) and IE Business School (Madrid, Spain). He has a Ph.D. from ESC Lille (FR) and MBA from Kellogg School of Management (U.S.).