Episode 16 | 18-11-2022
Hafidz Zulkifli is currently leading the Centre of Data Experience’s (CDX) data team at Bank Islam where he defined the team charter, responsibilities and rituals. In terms of responsibilities, Hafidz leads the team from both managerial (ie. stakeholder, task, resource management) and technical perspective (ie. data modelling, systems architecture, tooling, code etc). Besides Data Science, Hafidz is a blogger where he blogs about his passionate side projects in the areas related to Natural Language Processing (NLP), AI and Data Science. In this episode, Hafidz shared about his current works, side projects and what it takes to lead a data science team.
Episode 15 | 13-10-2022
Dickson Neoh is currently working as Developer Advocate at ZenML, a startup that focuses on providing extensible, open-source MLOps framework to create production-ready machine learning pipelines. Prior to joining ZenML, Dickson was working as an academician at UNITEN, a private university in Malaysia. Besides doing research, Dickson is passionate in areas such as Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. In this episode, Dickson shared about his current works in MLOps and how the MLOps framework is being used to alleviate problems related to Machine Learning Model deployment.
Episode 14 | 06-10-2022
Erhan Azrai is the co-founder and CEO of Kotak Sakti, a data analytics firm based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Kotak Sakti is a newly established boutique data analytics startup firm that provides analytic solutions to public and public sectors. In this episode, Erhan shared his experience quitting corporate to begin his journey as an entrepreneur in a data analytics firm. Besides that, he also shared lessons learned while navigating rough time for the past 2 years under Covid-19 pandemic.
Episode 13 | 24-08-2022
Dr. Fairoza Amira Binti Hamzah is currently working as Senior AI Engineer at Torum Technology Sdn Bhd where she applies AI and ML into building recommendation engines for crypto social media platforms. Being a Ph.D graduate of Nagaoka University of Technology, Dr. Fairoza managed to turn her expertise from image compression to being an applied AI engineer and worked in various companies. Besides her day job, she also contributes her time and effort as Lead Researcher to develop CoronaTracker, a global response for tracking and providing reliable and legitimate COVID-19 information and insights for the public.
Episode 12 | 17-08-2022
Hafeez Nazri is currently working as Head of Data Services at PwC. Besides his day job, he also contributes his time and effort together with a group of Data Scientists, Data Engineers, Researchers, Full-stack developers, Product Manager, UI/UX engineers from across the globe to develop CoronaTracker, a global respond for tracking and provide reliable and legitimate COVID-19 information and insights for public. With this tracker, it is envisioned to be a global framework, where it will be a hub for any Data Scientists & Data Engineers to build their outbreak model and prediction, apart from disseminate valid information.
Episode 11 | 03-06-2022
Prof Dr Kamarul Imran Musa (KIM) holds a PhD (Statistics and Epidemiology) from Lancaster University. Kim is currently working as Professor (Statistics and Epidemiology) at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) at Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia. KIM is a Medical and Statistical Epidemiologist and Data Science Enthusiast. In this episode, we discussed the role of an epidemiologist and the usage of data science in the field of medical and public health.
Episode 10 | 24-03-2022
Aswadi Abdul Rahman (Aswadi) has over 10 years of experience in Advanced Data modelling (machine learning), Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) and big data specialist. He has working experiences related to Financial Institution, Telecommunication and Computer Networking background. Aswadi is currently working as the Head of Data Analytics at Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad. In this episode, we discussed about building Marketing Analytics as well as understanding customer behaviour and persona via data science.