GD2018 Mentors

Premkumar Chandra Shegaran

Premkumar Chandra Shegaran –¬†Product Lead @ The Center of Applied Data Science

Prem is the currently the Product Lead at The Center of Applied Data Science, heavily involved in business innovation planning and strategizing the product plan for capability building, utilizing latest technologies focusing on Data Science and AI. He holds a MSc in Petroleum Engineering, Heriot-Watt University and a BEng Electrical and Electronics Engineering (Hons) (major in AI and Robotics), UNITEN.

Prem had his early career days in the Oil and Gas Sector, where he was a Research for Manufacturing Engineer at Schlumberger and an Instrumentation Engineer at Ranhill Worley Parsons. It was here, where he gained tremendous experience dealing with massive amount of data and analyzing trends. He then moved on to the academics and enjoyed stints lecturing in UCSI and Heriot-Watt University. He has strong experiences in data extraction, mining and processing where he immerses himself in different algorithms of machine learning.

His strengths in machine learning include Supervised and Unsupervised learning and as well as Reinforcement Learning. With the combination of technical and business skills, Prem always sees the opportunity to create intelligent solutions to cater the mass market. He enjoys the thrill of challenges, puzzles and problems knowing that discovering the solution is a satisfying experience.