CIO & CISO STRATEGY MEETING
Innovate, Inspire, Protect, Perform
October 25, 2022 | New England
New England Facilitators Include:
Dasa Ponnappan, Chief Technology Officer
Seasoned Machine Learning expert (UC Berkeley MIDS 2022), Data Science Engineering Director at Audible Amazon, and hands-on e-commerce architect with over 20 years of experience in digital transformation, cloud strategy, omnichannel solutions, and modernization for major retail companies. Industry-recognized thought leadership on cloud migration and strategy, deep technology, architecture skills, and building relationships with C-level executives. Have built very complex solutions for the retail domain with cross-functional and cross-geographic teams. As a Masters’s student at UC Berkeley, I build out Machine learning models using research design principles, Applied Machine learning algorithms (supervised, unsupervised, Deep learning Neural nets) architecting data pipelines using Kappa architecture, and building out production-ready Machine learning models using statistical techniques (Jupyter notebooks, Python data frames, and packages). Very strong Python Django experience and GraphQL-based React front-end experience in building out e-commerce solutions. Recently co-authored a paper for UC Berkeley NLP work highlighting BERT architecture and using improvements for aspect-based sentiment analysis.