Sankha is one of the co-founders of Linear Squared. He holds a Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Connecticut, USA. He has worked at Plymouth Rock assurance in Boston MA in the area of advance risk modeling.
Sankha specializes in classification techniques using both parametric models and machine learning algorithms, regression and GLM models, clustering and segmentation techniques, survival models, change point detection and sequential techniques.
Sankha has spearheaded some of the very first largescale analytics initiatives in Sri Lanka, specifically in telecommunication, FMCG, apparel and finance sectors.
In the early stages of his career, Sankha was in quantitative investment research as an Associate Vice President at AMBA Research Lanka (now Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services), and a Market Research Manager at Nielsen.