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Shashank Khandelwal

Shashank Khandelwal
Software Developer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Website | @gazeti

As a Design and Technology Fellow at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Shashank Khandelwal develops software to make consumer financial products work for the American people. He have over eight years of software development experience and his career spans multiple domains, languages and technologies. More recently, Shashank used a data-driven approach to study human health behavior. He wrote software to collect large-scale social media data, filter, and analyze it using machine learning techniques, and released it as a disease surveillance platform for the academic, private, and government health community. One of his earlier Twitter-based studies has been featured on NPR (“What Twitter Knows about Flu” by Jordan Calmes on October 14, 2011). Previously, he wrote document management software and worked on the vacation packages team at Orbitz (in Chicago). Over the years, he has written software in Python, Java, PHP and other languages using a variety of tools, applications and libraries.

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Python
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Shashank Khandelwal (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)
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(4.67, 6 ratings)
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (http://cfpb.gov) has developed an open source web-based tool to make regulations easy to read, access and understand. We talk about the unique parsing and other challenges we encountered working with these legal documents, and how we used Python, pyParsing, Django and other open source tools to solve them. Read more.