PS20 Speaker Profile

K Shankar

Kaushal Sampat

Senior Advisor
Rubix Data Sciences

A veteran of the information services industry, Kaushal serves as a Senior Advisor to Rubix Data Sciences Pvt. Ltd. He spent 18 years with Dun & Bradstreet India in various capacities including President & Managing Director for the last 7 years.

During his tenure, he helped establish the Dun & Bradstreet brand in India while driving the growth of its various businesses namely Risk Management Solutions (RMS), Sales & Marketing Solutions (S&MS), Economic Analysis Group (EAG) and Learning Solutions. He has also managed the operations of the RMS business in Middle East and Africa.

Kaushal helped establish Acuite Ratings & Research Ltd. (formerly SMERA Ratings Limited), Dun & Bradstreet’s joint venture with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and has served on its Board.

He holds a MBA from Bowling Green State University, Ohio and is a member of prestigious leadership bodies including Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) and Entrepreneurs Organization (EO). He is passionate about reading, geopolitics, art and travel.