M V Yugandhar works as a Chief Data Officer at National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), where he is responsible for utilization and governance of data across the organization. He represents a blend of being an IT services practitioner, management consultant and an academician / trainer. Prior to joining NABARD, Yugandhar was a faculty member at Administrative Staff College of India. He has been a guest / visiting faculty at IIM Udaipur, XLRI and Great Lakes where he taught courses related to data science. Yugandhar has had global experience implementing Business Intelligence projects across various technologies and across Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific having worked with Tech Mahindra and Dell India.
He is an alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad and IIT Kharagpur.