The co-author of Data Science for Fundraising and an award-winning speaker, Ashutosh R. Nandeshwar is one of the few analytics professionals in the higher education industry who has developed analytical solutions for all stages of the student life cycle (from recruitment to giving). He enjoys speaking about the power of data, as well as ranting about data professionals who chase after “interesting” things. He received his PhD/MS from West Virginia University and his BEng from Nagpur University, all in industrial engineering with a focus on Artificial Intelligence. Currently, he is leading the data science, reporting, and prospect development efforts at the University of Southern California. You can follow him on Twitter @n_ashutosh and find his website at: www.nandeshwar.info