Abhishek Persad

Data Scientist at Hike || Ex-American Express || IIT Delhi Alumnus

New Delhi Area, India

Java Expert Apache Spark Data Analytics Mathematical Modeling Recommender Systems Data Science Machine Learning Big Data Python Software Development
A passionate Data Scientist, striving to learn something new each day. Currently part of the Data Science team at Hike Messenger, trying to get a billion people closer.

3+ years experience in Data Science, Machine Learning, knows how to get sense of huge amount of data and making useful models around it.

I have worked with a couple of startups for improving user personalisation, building scalable solutions. Before that I was part of the analytics team of American Express.

Software Engineer at Hike Messenger

Oct 2016 - Present

Part of the Data Science team at Hike. Currently trying to bring a billion people closer. 1) Improving the Onboarding of user by making it more personalised. 2) Curating the notifications send to user based on his past feedback. 3) Improving the news ranking algorithm based on the popularity of a news item.

Data Scientist at Roposo

Feb 2016 - Oct 2016

Worked to improve the feed experience of Roposo 1) User activity tracking to make feed more relevant and personalised, community building 2) Making predictor models to improve upon the content shown to users Java, Python, Neo4J

Data Scientist at Grownout Solutions

Mar 2015 - Mar 2016

1) Built a Search System to find the most relevant candidates for a particular job. 2) Built a predictive model to identify the switching patterns of any candidate.

Business Analyst at American Express

Jul 2014 - Feb 2015

1) Building fraud detection model on the merchant side transactions of Amex Cards. 2) Identifying and leveraging new sources of data, building new variables to further improve our models.


Dual Degree in Biochemical Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Jul 2009 - Jun 2014

With Minor Degree in Computer Science

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