Joy Mustafi Joins Aviso As Chief Data Scientist
Aviso — a pioneer in AI-powered sales guidance and forecasting — announced it has appointed veteran artificial intelligence and machine learning researcher Joy Mustafi as Chief Data Scientist. Mustafi is a former Principal Researcher for Salesforce’s Einstein platform and he will utilize decades of experience to help Aviso customers accelerate deal-closing and expand revenue opportunities.
Mustafi is known as one of the top 10 data scientists by Analytics India Magazine. And he led data science research at tech giants like Salesforce, Microsoft, and IBM. Plus he won 50 patents and authored over 25 publications on AI.
While at IBM, he worked for a decade as a Data Scientist involved in a variety of business intelligence solutions, including IBM Watson. And at Microsoft, he worked as Principal Applied Scientist where he was responsible for AI research.
Mustafi is also known as the Founder and President of MUST Research, a non-profit organization promoting excellence in the fields of data science, cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced analytics for the benefit of society.
“Aviso is using predictive AI analytics and data-driven insights to transform the traditional sales process, eliminating the need to rely on intuitive hunches and fragmentary or confusing data,” said Mustafi. “Aviso’s innovative approach to guided selling lets sales executives break free from the painful limitations of conventional CRMs, and I’m looking forward to using my data science skills to help enterprise clients join the #noCRM revolution.”
Aviso also recently announced the appointment of Dr. Shiamalee Perumal as Chief Customer Officer. Dr. Perumal has driven commercial success and new business development for a range of Fortune 50 corporations and bluechip B2B SaaS technology companies. And during her decade-long tenure at GE, Dr. Perumal spearheaded go-to-market strategies for global sales teams to improve productivity and drive growth. Before joining Aviso, Dr. Perumal was VP of Customer Strategy at Workhuman and Tact.ai, where she was instrumental in helping both companies drive exceptional customer experiences and outcomes.
“At Aviso, we work constantly to hone and perfect our cutting-edge AI forecasting and guidance technology, in order to better serve the evolving needs of our diverse and rapidly growing customer base,” explained Aviso CEO Trevor Templar, Aviso’s CEO. “These appointments give us the global talent and leadership we need to continue to grow, and to keep delivering the game-changing AI innovations that our customers have come to trust and rely upon.”
The company’s other key recent hires include Sayan Deb Kundu (formerly led Data Science teams at Anheuser-Busch InBev) and Maxim Tarasevich (former Director at the Boston Consulting Group and VP at BoardSpan).