Nikhil Byanna


Research Paper Competition Lead

About me

Nikhil is the Research Papers lead for the 2021 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference and is a second-year MBA student at MIT Sloan. This summer, he worked at Nike as a data scientist on their Global Operations and Logistics Advanced Analytics team. Prior to Sloan, Nikhil interned at STATS, LLC and worked for 4 years at Boston Consulting Group in Chicago and Berlin. Nikhil graduated from Northwestern University, where he earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering. Born and raised in Chicago, Nikhil is a life-long Chicago sports fan and witnessed his dream become a reality at Progressive Field when the Cubs won game 7 of the 2016 World Series.