Abhinav is the Technology Manager for the Department of Statistics, University of Auckland. He heads the Future and Advanced Technologies portfolio working with Big Data, AI, Blockchain, Distributed Systems, Cloud and IoT. He is involved in creating data as a service platform for the green grid and actively working with machine learning algorithms driving AI development forward in the energy sector.
Abhinav has also provided technology consulting services in insurance, healthcare, life sciences, public policy, energy and high education domain within Europe, the United States, Australia and New Zealand. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Power Systems Engineering along with his current full-time role. He is TOGAF, Prince 2, ITIL, Six Sigma certified. He holds a Master in Software Engineering, and degrees in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering and Small Business Management. He is Vice Chair for the Association of Enterprise Architect Auckland Chapter. Abhinav is also an Enterprise Architect with the prestigious The Helen Clark Foundation and is an active member of IEEE, ITPNZ, Engineering New Zealand, and Institution of Engineers, India.