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Consultants

We hire the most sought after talent from business, statistics, mathematics, and computer science backgrounds and focus them on solving complex problems for Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods organizations. The result is that our consultants are not only proficient in their individual skill levels, but also deeply knowledgeable and practiced on the challenges within the Retail/CPG industry. We have a strict requirement that all consultants have a Base SAS 9 certification when they join Prognos, and an Advanced SAS 9 Certification within 3 years.

Prognos also maintains a very healthy network of independent consultants within the analytics space that complement our full-time resources.

Pratiksha Sawant

Consultant

Developed and Implemented Customer Relevancy Scoring and Promotional Price Optimization solution for a supermarket chain in the United States.
Developed and Implemented Offer Optimization solution at large Canadian grocer.
Experienced in numerous Revenue Optimization projects for Retail organizations.
Created Knowledge Transfer process for Demand Forecasting solution at a major US Food and Beverage Company.
Experienced in Statistical Data Analysis for Pharmaceutical companies.
Worked as a Lecturer in Mathematics department of Mumbai University affiliated college in India.
Post Graduate, Mathematics from Indian Institute of technology.
Advanced SAS9 Certified Professional.

Leon Fedenczuk

Consultant

Has over 25-year extensive experience in the development and deployment of analytical and reporting solutions in retail, banking, insurance, telecom, transportation, marketing, and petroleum, petrochemical, medical, and civil industries
Developed a cash flow modelling and simulation prototype-system for estimating minimum price to charge for a leading mortgage company.
Developed forecasting models for optimization of inter-modal loads for a transportation company.
Developed analytical diagnostic framework for price optimization in retail.
B.Sc. Computer Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, M.Sc. Physics, University of Marie Curie, Lublin, Poland, Ph.D. Computer Science, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Saravana Murikinjeri

Consultant

Several years experience in developing Forecasting application using SAS for one of the top Retail and CPG Company in the world.
2 years teaching experience in Pure and Applied Statistics with computer applications.
Used a variety of Statistical softwares (EXCEL, SPSS, ORIGIN and SAS) and Programming languages (C++, COBOL, PASCAL).
Base SAS 9 Certified Professional.
PhD in Statistics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.

Aleksandr Khanelis

Consultant

Has over 20 years experience in all stages of project design, development and maintenance in Windows and web environments.
Designed and developed an Information System for delivering, tracking, and optimizing merchandise routing.
Designed and developed information system for delivering, tracking, and optimal routing of merchandise.
Designed, developed and implemented inventory control, maintenance and reporting system for warehouses.
Built automated system for process scheduling and optimization.
Experienced in a variety of programming languages (C#, .NET, WPF, C++, VB, JavaScript, other) and databases (MS Server, Sybase, Oracle, Informix, other).
Advanced SAS 9 Certified Professional.
M.S. Computer Science, Lvov Polytechnic Institute, USSR. Graduated with honors.

Leo Greyz

Consultant

B.S. Electrical Engineering University of Illinois In Chicago.
Certification in Computerized Manufacturing Technology.
Proficient in many programming languages.
Experience with both Windows and Linux operating systems.

Shashank Sawant

Consultant

Post Graduate in Statistics from University of Mumbai.
Has previously worked in the Insurance, Retail and Pharmaceutical domains solving analytical problems.

Shanshan Huang

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
Research experience in pattern recognition.
PhD in Mathematics, Purdue University.

Ryan Mullen

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
PhD in mathematics from the University of Connecticut.
Seven years experience as a professor of mathematics.
Research in functional analysis, combinatorics, and logic puzzles.

Kevin Brewster

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
PhD in Mathematics, University of Missouri – Columbia.
Research experience in Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis.

Lindsey Woodland

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
PhD in Mathematics, University of Missouri – Columbia.
Research experience in Frame Theory.

Nagmani Katta

Consultant

Advanced SAS9 Certified Professional.
Post graduate in Statistics from University of Pune.
Served as an Analytical Consultant for several retail practice at SAS US and Europe.
Lead consultant in implementing churn prediction solution for one of the largest Telecom provider in India and Thailand.
Designed server allocation rules at Gas stations for the largest Oil and Gas company at Abudabi.
Experienced in numerous Revenue Optimization projects for Retail organizations.
Faculty in Statistics for undergraduate courses in India.

Jonathan Donie

Consultant

Consulted over 50 organizations on competitive pricing, promotional effectiveness, demand planning, forecasting, and optimization.
Proven track record in pricing/promotional analytics-based turnarounds at multibillion-dollar retailers, in both brick-and-mortar and eCommerce spaces.
Experience working with CPG’s across dozens of categories.
Base SAS 9 Certified Professional.
BS in Economics, BS in Psychology, and Masters in Geographic Information Systems from Arizona State University.
MBA in Global Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Erin Mullen

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
PhD in Mathematics, University of Missouri-Columbia.
Twelve years experience as a professor of mathematics.
Research experience in Fourier Analysis.

Volodymyr Sukhinin

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
One year experience working as a Java developer.
MS in Mathematics, PhD candidate in Mathematics and Computer Science from Iowa State University.
Five years experience teaching mathematics classes.
Research experience in Formal Concept Analysis.

Peter Weigel

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
PhD in Mathematics, Purdue University.
Programming experience in VBA, SQL Server, Matlab, Python.
Prior analytical experience as an actuary in the health insurance industry (ASA designation).

William Trott

Consultant

MS in Mathematics, Georgia Southern University.
Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
Three years teaching experience.
Programming experience in Python, R, and MATLAB.

Gene Yoffe

Consultant

Experience in algorithm design and development of multithreaded and genaral purpose GPU scientific computing applications.
Programming Experience in C,C++, and C#.
Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
Developed various market data applications.
PhD in Mathematical Computer Science from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Rajasekhar Kalla

Consultant

Base SAS9 Certified Professional.
Programming experience in R and Python.
Faculty in Statistics for undergraduate courses in India.
Experienced in Statistical Data Analysis for digital market domain using R and python.
Experienced in online advertising effectiveness, revenue and sales optimization analysis.
Experienced in retail domain: Revenue optimization and offer optimization using SAS.
Pursuing PhD in Statistics from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.