Nikolai Makaranka

Director, Manufacturing Analytics, Bristol Myers Squibb

Nikolai brings 15 years of work experience and has a distinguished track record of building data analytics, AI, and machine learning (ML) solutions for manufacturing, quality, and supply chain. His professional interests lie in the field of applying technology to reimagine and improve business processes. Nikolai regularly shares his insights on enabling enterprise success in the era of AI through his writings and speaking engagements, focusing on the practical application of ML in solving real-world challenges. Currently, Nikolai holds the position of Director of Manufacturing Analytics at BMS's Cell Therapy organization. In this role, he leverages his expertise to drive data-driven decision-making and optimize manufacturing and quality processes using advanced analytics and ML techniques.