Professional Summary

* Over 10 years applying full-stack software engineering skills combined with recent experience in Big Data and data science, to help build solutions that solve business problems and surface trends that shape markets
* Effective liaison across technical, product and marketing teams

Technical Skills

* Data Science and Machine Learning with Python–creating and assessing regression and classification models and convolutional neural networks using scikit-learn, TensorFlow and Keras
* NoSQL, SQL, Node.js, AWS (EC2, S3, Alexa Skills), Ruby On Rails, AngularJS, React, Java, C#
* Spark, Hive, Hadoop, MapReduce, Cloud Computing

Professional Experience

General Assembly Jan 2018 – Present
Data Science Immersive Fellow
* Developed familiarity with real-world data science applications and principles
* Worked on various ML regression and classification projects & algorithms using diverse datasets
* Capstone project — Multi-class, multi-model NLP Sentiment Analysis
*   Classify text as being toxic, threatening, insulting, hateful and/or obscene
*   Implemented, compared and evaluated several models including CNN using Keras
*   Built web application that uses the persisted, trained models — using Flask, Python and auto-deploy on Heroku via GitHub

Qubole, Inc. May 2016 – Jan 2018
Big Data, Technology Evangelist
* Developed guided walk-through of Deep Learning with Apache Spark and Intel’s BigDL
Authored big data and data science related technical blog posts
Built voice-enabled interface between Amazon Alexa and Big Data platform
Delivered hands-on workshop covering stages of a typical big data analyses and data science workflows in retail — from data ingestion to analytics
Market Basket Analysis using Hive, Spark and Spark MLlib

Stratio Big Data, Inc. August 2015 – Feb 2016
Big Data, Technology Advocate
Collaborated with tech leads of various Big Data platform modules and Marketing team to revamp technical documentation and website
Provided guidance and input on developer experience with regards to modules installation and usage

Aerospike, Inc. April 2014 – August 2015
NoSQL, Developer Evangelist
Co-authored and delivered instructor-led “Aerospike For Developers” hands-on training (in Java, C#, and Node.js) for NoSQL database
Published sample applications and technical blog posts
Speaking sessions and workshops: DeveloperWeek 2015 Conference, CraftConf 2015

Jiff, Inc. April 2012 – March 2014
Sr Software Engineer
One of the lead Ruby on Rails, full-stack engineer of the Jiff digital health platform
Product owner of Freshology’s iPhone app — gathered customer requirements and technical API information, leading the IOS and QA teams to deliver the MVP on time
Created QA and release schedules, and served as release manager, driving the process to get the iPhone app approved in the iTunes store

Rivet Games, Inc. / FooMojo, Inc. Aug 2008 – Dec 2011
Sr Software Engineer
Combined creative and technical skills to design, develop, and deploy end-to-end MVC-based solutions using technologies such as Ruby on Rails and MySQL for most of core components of and a Facebook app/game
Led Facebook API integration to maximize viral and re-engagement channels
Worked directly with Apatyze, AdParlor and Implemented Facebook Credits, PayPal, Stripe and CyberSource APIs for processing credit card payments and Paymo for SMS-based payments

LignUp Corp / EK Software Oct 2005 – Aug 2008
Solutions Architect
Developed applications for a web services-based VoIP communications platform
Conducted developer training in London, Paris, Japan, and Belgium to demonstrate the ease of development with LignUp APIs
Collaborated with Internet Service Vendors and other enterprise prospects to create solutions and support application integration efforts
Provided critical input, initial architecture and sample code to engineering, to productize SOAP-based web services

Speaking Engagements
2017 – Spark London Meetup — Deep Learning with Spark, London, UK
2015 – DeveloperWeek Conference, San Francisco, CA
2015 – CraftConf, Budapest, Hungary

Professional Development
2017 – Data Science Immersive, General Assembly
2016 – Big Data Specialization, UC San Diego
2013 – PMC-II (Pragmatic Marketing Certified)
2010 – Certified ScrumMaster (Scrum Alliance)
2004 – Microsoft Certified Professional (Visual Studio .NET)
2000 – Sun Certified Java Programmer for Java 2 Platform

2018 – Data Science Immersive, General Assembly, San Francisco
1992 – International Diploma in Computer Programming and Applications; Moderated
by National Computing Center, United Kingdom
1990 – B.S. Economics; University of Mumbai