Prasad Patil has 11 years of experience in consulting and teaching in USA and India. His areas of interest are financial markets and applying statistical techniques to identify and predict market behaviours. He teaches Statistics, Optimisation techniques to undergraduates and graduate students of Data Science at SP Jain. Prof Patil holds a degree in mechanical engineering and an MS in Industrial Engineering from State University of New York, USA. He is expecting his PhD from NITIE Mumbai, India, shortly.