Dr. Radhika Kulkarni

Dr. Radhika Kulkarni

INFORMS, President

Dr. Radhika Kulkarni is an Advanced Analytics professional, active in the area of Operations Research, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. She retired after 35 years of leading various areas of analytics R&D at SAS Institute, Inc. For the last 10 years of her career, Kulkarni was the Vice President of Advanced Analytics R&D, overseeing software development in many analytical areas including Statistics, Operations Research, Econometrics, Forecasting and Data Mining. 

Dr. Kulkarni has been an active member in the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) throughout her career and is a recipient of the Women in Operations Research and the Management Sciences (WORMS) Award. She was recognized as an INFORMS Fellow in 2014 and currently serves as the 2022 President of INFORMS

Dr. Kulkarni serves on the Advisory Council of the School of ORIE at Cornell University, the Master of Science in Analytics Advisory Board at Georgia Tech and the Advisory Board for the Business Analytics Program at Sabanci University in Turkey. 

Radhika Kulkarni has a Bachelor’s in Mathematics from Presidency College, Madras, a Master’s in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and a Master’s (1979) and Ph.D. (1981) in Operations Research from Cornell University.