Dr. Asavathiratham joined SCB in April 2020 as SEVP, Chief Data Officer.  Dr. Asavathiratham has extensive working experience at leading local and foreign companies.  Prior to joining SCB, he was Chief Research Officer at WorldQuant, in charge of researching teams and data scientists in 14 countries worldwide.  He also served as Portfolio Manager at Merrill Lynch, New York, and at Sun Trading in Chicago, responsible for quantitative trading.  He was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company in Bangkok and London and an Analytics Engineer at Pivotal Systems Corporation.


Dr. Asavathiratham was awarded a King’s Scholarship for his undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in electrical engineering and computer science.