Krishna Sankar

Krishna Sankar
Chief Data Scientist,

Website | @ksankar

Krishna Sankar is a Chief Data Scientist at, where he is focusing on enhancing use experience via inference, intelligence & interfaces. Earlier stints include Principal architect/Data Scientist/Tata America Intl, Director of Data Science/Bioinformatics startup & as a Distinguished Engineer/Cisco. He has been sparking at various conferences (OSCON,pycon,pydata) about predicting NFL [], Spark[], Data Science [], Machine Learning [], Social media Analysis [] as well as has been guest lecturing at the Naval Postgraduate School. His other passion is Lego Robotics – you will find him at the St.Louis FLL World Competition as Robots Design Judge.


Location: E145-146
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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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