AI and Analytics for Business


Announcing the Newest Class of the AI and Analytics for Business Senior Fellows

AI and Analytics for Business is excited to announce the appointment of Mukul Pandya and Patrizio Cernetti, WG’16, to the AIAB Senior Fellows where they will play a pivotal role in facilitating experimental learning programs for students and providing thought leadership in the field of analytics.

No stranger to the Wharton School, Mukul Pandya is the former editor-in-chief and executive director of the Knowledge@Wharton Network, a portfolio of web-based journals of research and business analysis. A winner of four awards for investigative journalism, Mr. Pandya has 40 years of experience as a writer and editor. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Economist, Time magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and other publications.

The Founder and Principal at Legio, a management consultant company specializing in digital disruption, Patrizio Cernetti, WG’16, is a digital transformation leader driving data governance, analytics, and AI solutions across organizations. He has over 15 years of experience with consulting companies including SDI, Accenture, and Procurian where he advised both private equity and strategic clients on top-line growth and operational improvement initiatives, with particular focus in the industrial manufacturing sector.

About AIAB Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows help connect AIAB with academic and industry leaders in the field of analytics. Their advanced understanding of data analytics helps drive the process for various research opportunities with companies. They help to scope and define research projects in partnership with the AIAB research team. In addition, the Senior Fellows help facilitate learning between our students and our corporate partners through programs including Analytics Accelerators, Datathons, and other student projects. Lastly, Senior Fellows provide thought leadership and guidance to the executive director, faculty director, and staff as they help curate content for events, connect the center with cutting-edge researchers and industry leaders, and produce original content including white papers, case studies, and research briefs.