Machine Learning India bio photo

Machine Learning India

Fostering science and machine learning in India

Email Mailing List Twitter Github

Are you a student, professor, CEO or Maschinenmensch? Subscribe to ml-india's google group to join the discussion and recieve updates, news and resources about India's ml-ecosystem. Click here

Crayon Data is a fast-growing big data and AI company, founded in 2012 in Singapore, with a vision to simplify the world’s choices. At Crayon we believe that data is meant to serve the human spirit, not rule it. Our clients are top-tier enterprises in banking and hospitality, and use our choice engine, Maya, to deliver digital, personal experiences centred around taste. We are a company with strong values and culture and are champions of diversity. We have offices in Singapore and Chennai. Crayon, has been accredited as one of the most successful and innovative big data startups in 2014 and 2015, by global platforms such as Gartner, TiEcon, CEBIT, IBM Watson, Intech50 and OrangeFab.

Subfields of AI Being Used

Big Data, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Simpler Choices, Technology, Recommeder Engine, Choice Engine, Machine Learning, and Artificial intelligence

  • Big Data
  • Business Analytics
  • Applied Machine Learning

Uses AI for

  • Choice Engine
  • Recomender Engine
  • Simpler Choices

Applies AI on

  • Text


Suresh V Shankar (CEO) Entrepreneur (again): Founder of Crayon Data, a big data start-up out to simplify the world’s choices. Corporate career (again): Global Analytics Practice/business leader for IBM GPS from 2009-11. Entrepreneur: CEO, RedPill Solutions, sold to IBM in 2009. Corporate career: ABN AMRO A-P, Y&R A-P, JWT Fulcrum, JWT India…..

Experience on clients and brands like Citibank, ABN AMRO, Unilever, Pepsico, Pond’s… Consulting assignments and clients include: Emirates Airlines, Hewlett-Packard, Nokia, Motorola, Standard Chartered Bank, MasterCard Avisors, Microsoft, Bank Danamon, Samba, ABu Dhabi ISlamic Bank, Al-Rajhi Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Kasikorn Bank, Siam Commercial Bank, Bank Ayuthayya, Bank Central Asia, Bank Internasional Indonesia, DTAC, Telekom Malaysia, Celcom, Eon Motors Malaysia, etc

Specialties: big data and analytics, entrepreneurship, customer management strategy, segment marketing, experience branding, marketing strategy, brand consulting, innovation, business strategy

Crayon Data’s team has 51-200 employees.

Technology Stack

  • Taste Graph
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Analytics


Website | LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook