Goutam started working at Amazon as a Research Scientist from Aug 2020. He graduated from the department in July 2020. His primary research interests include revenue management, choice modeling and assortment optimization. He is also interested in finance, statistics and machine learning. Before his PhD, he graduated from IIT Bombay, India with a major in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Math in 2014. He has also worked as a Research Scientist at SAS Institute, Pune for a year.