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Gana

Senior Data Scientist
Analytics, Business Strategy, Technology

Gana has extensive experience in analytics, solution architecture,
software development, and product development of enterprise systems for healthcare, financial services and complex e-commerce environments.

In addition, Gana has a passion for developing great products combined with his interest in Big Data and Machine Learning. Having started his career as a software developer and architect and eventually a consultant, he has extensive experience in Java and related frameworks and very strong database experience. Lately he as been working on analytics related to recommendations for an online retailer of textbooks and digital media. He has provided analytics and advisory services to IBM, Glaxosmithkline, Comergent, and Computer Science Corporation.

As part of the product management team of a leading software development and consulting company Gana conceptualized and executed on an API strategy for their Commerce-on-Cloud platform.

Gana has a can-do attitude and likes to wear different hats and always go the extra mile. He has worked for multiple startups as well as large organizations at different capacities.

EDUCATION

  • M.S.E., Management of Technology, Univ. of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School, 2007

  • M.S., Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Missouri, 1999

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Mysore, 1996

SKILLS

  • Predictive Analytics, Big Data, Financial Modeling, Real Options

  • Java, J2EE, MapReduce, NOSQL, XML, SQL, AJAX, Excel, MATLAB, R, Python

  • Project Management, Agile methodology, Scrum framework, iterative development

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Machine Learning (Stanford University)

  • CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst)

  • SCEA (Certified Enterprise Architect)