For every Data Scientist a company hires, they in turn need to hire an average 5 Data Engineers. This has led to a huge increase in the demand for data engineers – in India as well as globally. What makes a career in Data Engineering even more relevant is the fact that the demand is expected to grow even during the economic slowdown.
In this webinar, a panel of experts from LatentView, Genpact and Praxis Business School will talk to you on:
- What is data engineering and how is it different from data science?
- What does a data engineer do?
- What makes Data engineering such an attractive career option?
- What are the skills required and how can you acquire these skills?
- How does the post graduate program in data engineering at Praxis Business school, with knowledge support from LatentView and Genpact, help you build a career in data engineering?
The session speakers are:
Karthikeyan Sankaran (Karthik) has over 20+ years of experience in the software industry with specific focus on Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics. He is a passionate data science practitioner with the ability to effectively use technology to solve business problems. Currently in his role at Latentview Analytics, he works at the intersection of Business, Data, Math and Technology to answer business questions using an approach that is simple, pragmatic & effective. Karthik has spoken at many conferences, conducted data science bootcamps and is a regular guest lecturer in campuses. Karthik completed his engineering at IIT Madras and is an MBA from IIM Calcutta.
Sidharth Reddy is Vice President and global head of Data and Advanced Analytics delivery for banking and capital markets clients at Genpact. He has more than 20 years of industry experience across the globe. In his career, he has held front- and middle-office roles in various banks in USA and India. He has also consulted with numerous commercial and investment banks across the globe in the field of ALM, FTP, Liquidity Risk, and Market Risk Management. He has an MBA from Illinois State University, as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and Master of Arts (Economics) from Loyola College, Chennai, India.
Prof. Charanpreet Singh has been the driving force behind the highly successful Data Science Program offered by Praxis Business School, and is one of the pioneers in this field, having started the Praxis full-time program as early as in 2011. Prof Singh has 30+ years of experience in organizations like British Oxygen, Tata Steel, PwC, HP and Praxis. He has professional and academic interests in the areas of education, learning, data science and communication and has been a mentor to career aspirants across domains. He is a Chevening Scholar of the British Government and has done his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and his MBA from the University of Iowa in the USA.