Dr.Tarun Sukhani

Position : Principal Trainer
Organization : ITRAIN ASIA PTE. LTD.
Qualifications :

•         Core Competencies & General Management Strengths Include:  Polyglot Development (programming experience in over 20 disparate languages and technologies – e.g., .NET, Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, Javascript/Coffeescript, ColdFusion, C/C++, Scala, Haskell, Lisp, Perl, WSH, Unix Scripting)  \
•         Project and Information Systems Management (Agile and Traditional Waterfall, Prince2, PMI, ITIL, TOGAF, CMMi, COBIT, EC-Council) 
•         Data Warehousing, Data Mining, Big Data, Data Science, and Business Intelligence (Cognos, Informatica, Oracle BI, Pentaho, JasperSoft, SQL Sever OLAP, Weka, SPSS Clementine/Modeler, SAS Enterprise Miner, Hadoop, Spark/MLib/GraphX, Pig, Hive, HBase, Zookeeper, R/Rattle, ARIMA modelling, DeepLearning4J) 
•         Mobile Software Development (J2ME, .NET CF, Java/Android, Swift/iPhone, Apache Cordova/PhoneGap, AppGyver Steroids/Supersonic) 
•         Emerging technologies & Grid (Cloud) Architectures (Angular JS, HTML5/CSS3/JS, Redis/Riak/CouchDB/MongoDB NoSQL, Amazon EC2/S3, MemSQL, Cassandra, etc) 
Enterprise Application Integration (ETL, SOA, CORBA, ESB, SOAP/RESTful/HATEOS  Web Services) 
•         IT Skills Gap Analysis & Performance Optimization  Agile Coaching and Training (CSM, CSP, PSM I, PMI-ACP, ScrumStudy, ICAgile)
•          Social Media Marketing (SEO/SEM, etc)
•         Securities (Series 6 and 63 licenses)
•         Financial planning/Wealth Management Expertise (Citigroup)

Education :

Doctor of Philosophy in Management (Expected)

  • Coventry University (Class of 2016) 

Master of Information Systems Management

  • Loyola University Chicago GSB (Class of 2005)
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing (GPA: 4.00/4.00) – Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma 

Master of Business Administration

  • Loyola University Chicago GSB (Class of 2005)
  • Finance & Operations Management (GPA: 3.91/4.00) – Alpha Sigma Nu, Beta Gamma Sigma 

Bachelor of Business Administration

  • Robert Morris (Class of 2002)
  • Accounting & E-commerce (GPA: 3.80/4.00) 

Bachelor of Science

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (Class of 1998)
  • Math & Computer Science (GPA: 3.76/4.00) 

Bachelor of Science (Incomplete)

  • University of Chicago (Class of 1997)
  • Biology (GPA: 3.71/4.00)
Experiences :

Tarun Sukhani has 16 years of both academic and industry experience as a data scientist over the course of his career. Starting off as an EAI consultant in the USA, Tarun was involved in a number of integration/ETL projects for a variety of Fortune 500 and Global 1000 clients, such as BP Amoco, Praxair, and GE Medical Systems. While completing his Master's degree in Data Warehousing, Data Mining, and Business Intelligence at Loyola University Chicago GSB in 2005, Tarun also worked as a BI consultant for a number of Fortune 500 clients at Revere Consulting, a Chicago-based boutique IT firm focusing on Data Warehousing/Mining projects.


Within the industry, he worked on ETL/Data Science/Machine Learning projects at Profitera, Experian, Atex, E-Radar, ICarAsia, and Max Money. Some of the tools employed during his career included Oracle BI, Informatica, Cognos, Business Objects, Pentaho, Apache Mahout, Spark MLib, Apache UIMA and Temis. Tarun continues to work within the BI space, most recently focusing his time on Deep/Reinforcement Learning projects within the Fintech sector.


Tarun has worked on parametric statistical modeling as well within the Data Science and Big Data Science space, using tools such as SciPy in Python and R and R/Hadoop for Big Data projects.


Tarun is the principal Data Science trainer for iTrain Asia Singapore.

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