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Nitesh Kumar

Head of Data Science
Affirm

Nitesh is the Head of Data Science at Affirm. In this current role, he is responsible for all the core modeling that runs the decisioning at Affirm, including identity, anti-fraud, credit, and personalization. Nitesh has over ten years of experience in analytics and machine learning with specific expertise in recommendation systems, pricing models, and targeted advertising. Nitesh obtained his PhD in mathematical finance where he applied modeling techniques to stock and options data. He is also passionate about explainable AI and data science for social good.

Nitesh Kumar