Concrete is the most used substance on earth after water. The building materials industry generates approximately 8% of Earth's Carbon emissions. As the Group Chief Data Officer for the $30 Billion LafargeHolcim Group, the world’s largest building materials and solutions company Anurag and his team are leading a global transformation of the company using advanced analytics, machine learning and AI to drive significant impact in reducing the planet’s Carbon footprint. He works on the industry’s most challenging problems from production and manufacturing to supply chain, logistics and distribution, and optimizing the Fortune 500 company’s commercial operations across 2300+ plants in 80 countries and four continents. Anurag leads the global Industry 4.0 initiative with the goal of impacting the lives of the 2+ billion people that are expected to move into new urban areas where 60% of the infrastructure to support them has not yet been built, creating opportunities for positively impacting Earth's Carbon footprint. Named LinkedIn’s #1 Voice in Technology, Anurag has authored 7 books on business and technology. He has earned MBA and MS degrees from the Wharton School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from where he graduated as an Alfred Sloan Fellow.