Mr. Fintech Data Scientist
I am a Data Scientist working in a Start-up Fintech Company backed by a corporate parent company. I was responsible for designing and leading multiple data-driven products from their concept stage to product roll-out. I specialize in turning ideas into real products while managing multiple parties and stakeholder’s expectations.
Undergrad School: Purdue University
Undergrad Major: Engineering
Age: 24, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: President of country's student association in college, Captain of intramural soccer team in college, and Volunteered for a leadership role in the university orientation program.
Title: Data Scientist
Length of Employment: 2 yrs, 1 mos
Title: Data Analyst
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 1 mos
Big Life Wins:
– Had 2 major unrelated surgeries (one open chest for tumor, one knee ACL reconstruction) persevered and recovered back to enjoying competitive sports
– Self-taught myself coding in machine learning and became good enough to earn the title of data scientist
– Won Junior Achievement competition as president of the team
Post MBA Goal:
Continue working in the Fintech Industry utilizing big data but in a management role. Long term goal is to have my own boutique data consulting firm that focuses on helping SME companies that don’t have much data know-how.
Target School: Columbia