Krishna Sankar

Krishna Sankar
Lead Software Engineer/Data Scientist, Tata America International

Website | @ksankar

Krishna Sankar is a Principal Architect/Data Scientist, with Tata Consultancy Services Digital Enterprise group. His focus includes Big Data, Analytics & AI. Earlier stints include Director of Engg & Data Science at a Bioinformatics startup, at Egnyte Inc as a Lead Architect for storage cloud and as a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco. Recently he was member of Industry Program Committee & Paper reviewer for KDD2013 & KDD2014. Krishna’s speaking engagements include pydata 2013 – Bayesian Machine Learning, OSCON – Social Media Analysis with Twitter (2012), Hitchhiker’s Guide to Kaggle (2011) & NOSQL (2010) and guest lecturing at the Naval Postgraduate School. His other passion is Lego Robotics – as Technical Judge in FLL world competitions.


Location: E145-146
Krishna Sankar (Tata America International)
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Social media has become the true mirror of the society & no doubt, Twitter is silver behind the glass. An understanding of the underlying network models reflected by the tweets & associated metadata enables one to infer and predict. In this tutorial, we will derive domain metrics like Cliques and Brand Rank by applying SNA principles via Twitter APIs. Read more.


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