Saurabh Kumar is currently FPM (Doctoral) student in IT & Systems area in Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, India. He was a Visiting Research Scholar at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Canada for 6 months. Prior to joining IIM-Lucknow, he has served in Tata Consultancy Services Bangalore. He holds an engineering degree in computer science. He has various publications in reputed journals like Expert Systems with Applications, Journal of Prediction Market, and so on. His research and teaching interest include business analytics, data mining, soft computing techniques, privacy and security issues in big data.