Nitya joined AIR in May 2023 as a Program Manager. She collaborates with diverse global partners on TechSprints focusing on the potential of data mining and AI to enhance financial inclusion. She also provides consulting and technology education services for regulators in emerging markets.
Prior to joining AIR, Nitya spent eight years working in credit, payments and strategy roles at prominent Indian banks and other financial services firms. As a result of this experience, she has an in-depth understanding of the impact and market nuances resulting from new regulatory processes in emerging markets.
Nitya holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University and an M.B.A. in Finance from NMIMS, both earned in India. She also has a master’s degree in data analytics from California State University, where her thesis focused on developing efficient machine learning models and visualization dashboards. Outside of work, she enjoys connecting with her family, traveling to new destinations, practicing Pilates and reading novels.