Mani kanteswara Rao Garlapati

Product Manager and Data Scientist with interests in machine learning

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

@WalmartLabs India

700 /30mins

Short Biography

Strategic technical consultant with a proven track record of solving complex business challenges to build executable results-oriented solutions in the retail/e-commerce domain. Experience in leveraging data analytics, predictive modelling, nlp and statistical techniques in driving value for business teams. Focus towards ML, NLP, Image Processing, Web, Text and Social media analytics. Involved in creation of IP, Demo Models, Client Presentations, White Papers, Offering Creation etc. Filed IP in Social Media space on Behavioral Characteristics Identification using Social Media Data. Acting as SME for Text Analytics for training and query resolution. Experience in using Hive, Spark, R, Python and Shell Scripting. Text Mining includes using of text extraction from twitter, FB using open source tools, text categorization using SVM, Random Forest, GLM Net and Maximum Entropy along with topic modeling using LSI and LDA. Strong Analytics experience ie number crunching using Analytical models like SPSS, SAS, SQL etc. Lead team on product research and Stats Coding (SAS & R) for creating end to end analytics products. Domains: Telecommunications, Banking & Finance, Insurance and Retail. Specialist: Machine Learning and Deep Learning Text Mining, NLP & Social Media Analytics Statistical modelling, Classification Systems & Forecasting

Experience

Project Manager/Data Scientist, @WalmartLabs India

Aug 2015 to Present

Latent Aspect Rating Analysis (LARA) for .com customer feedbacks. Mining issues and their frequencies from Call Center Data using NLP models. Automated Validation of Apparel catalog images on walmart.com using image classification. End to end development of methodology around promotion effectiveness, pricing for US and Canada Markets of Walmart. DC Trailers Prioritization and Forecasting to minimize stock outs in the stores. Strategic consultant with a proven track record of solving complex business challenges and leading cross functional teams to build executable results-oriented solutions in the retail/e-commerce domain. Experience in leveraging data analytics, consumer insights, operational processes and marketing skills in driving value for business teams.

Education

B Tech and M Sc Tech Finance, BITS Pilani

Apr 2006 to May 2010

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