Nishant Chandra is a R&D Scientist in the office of Chief Data Scientist at AIG and leads the group in India. His primary responsibility is to develop natural language and machine learning models for the insurance industry. Prior to AIG, Dr. Chandra has worked in insurance, telecommunication, R&D, and technology companies in US and India. He developed and implemented natural language predictive models that are deployed in top banks and telecom companies resulting in $100M impacts across value chain. Dr. Chandra has five patents and several publications in international conferences. He has also been a reviewer and speaker for IEEE conferences. He received his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University.