Wednesday, March 7, 2018

CCIS Talk: The Future Outlook and the Path to be a Data Scientist​

You are cordially invited to attend the following CCIS Talk:

Date: 14 Mar 2018 (Wednesday)
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue: KB301, KB Block, UTAR Sungai Long Campus, Bandar Sungai Long, Selangor.

Title: The Future Outlook and the Path to be a Data Scientist​

Abstract:
Malaysia is one of the few countries with a structured Big Data Analytics (BDA) roadmap to untap the value of big data. At the turning point of digital revolution, the powers of big data can be used to describe a problem, assess a situation, forecast results, and prepare solutions that can be applied to across all sectors in Malaysia. The demand for data scientists in Malaysia is expected to increase by 33% to 2,000 in 2020 from 1,500 experts in 2014 as more companies turn to Big Data Analytics (BDA) to build their competitive edge.

Speakers:
Dr Poo Kuan Hoong, Principle Data Scientist, Coqnitics & Senior Data Scientist, ASEAN Data Analytics Exchange (ADAX)

Biography:
Backed with 15 years of academic and research background, Dr Poo is a passionate practitioner in the area of Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. A graduate of Nagoya Institute of Technology (Japan), Dr. Poo holds a Doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Computer Science, a Master of Information Technology (UKM), and a Bachelor of Science (UKM).
Dr. Poo applies his combination of research and industrial experience in big data analytics, data mining, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to provide consultancy on data strategy for companies in various sectors including finance. telecommunication and technology startups.
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