Tathagata Basu is a Business leader for Honeywell Connected Plant, based in Houston. He has a proven record of helping customers build their digital analytics capability across the world. A Chemical Engineer and MBA by training, he is a business leader by the day and a Data Scientist by night, he brings in 20 years’ experience in different consulting and leadership roles, across the globe, mainly focused on Hydrocarbon Processing industry. A keen student of Big Data and Analytics, he believes data is the most important asset in manufacturing industries. Harnessing the power of data and driving insights will create sustainable competitive advantages. His passion is to demystify Big Data and Analytics in the context of manufacturing industries by connecting real use cases with available technologies.