Prashant Agrawal is Chief Executive Officer of Impact Analytics, a leading AI and data science products company. Impact Analytics was ranked #72 on Fortune’s list of Most Innovative Companies in America — the only company in the retail/CPG software space — and made Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Companies list for the sixth year in a row. His firm belief that cutting-edge artificial intelligence and machine learning can be a game changer for fashion retail has become a reality. Today top fashion brands like Coach, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria’s Secret, and many more rely on Impact Analytics to make data- and machine learning-driven supply chain, forecasting, planning, and pricing decisions.
Mr. Agrawal is a serial entrepreneur with stints at McKinsey & Company and Boston Consulting Group and was an EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award finalist in 2023. He has been a columnist and contributing editor for GQ India, a columnist for Mint-Wall Street Journal, and contributed op-eds to the New York Times, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, and CNBC. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University where he will be teaching a course this spring on AI and advanced analytics in retail.