Samyuktha Balaji https://www.linkedin.com/in/samyukthabalaji
Reliable and creative Graduate Business Analytics student with strong technical, quantitative and communication skills seeking a position in an organization that can offer an opportunity to make effective business decisions using data analytics.
W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ May 2018
Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), GPA 3.82
SRM University, Chennai, India May 2017
Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology, GPA 9.539/10
Advanced Statistical Analysis
Enterprise Data Modeling
Software: Excel, R, Python, Java, SQL, SAS, SPSS, Palisades, Tableau, Azure ML, Minitab, Hadoop, HIVE, PowerBI, Pig, Kafka, MapReduce, SPARK, TensorFlow, Keras
Quality management and Six Sigma
Using Prescriptive analytics to increase market share
Currently working with a leading client to achieve a tradeoff between stringent credit screening and default rates, thus increasing market share using prescriptive analytics and optimization modeling.
Using Machine learning algorithms to predict driver safety
Applied techniques like Random forest, Gradient boosting, Decision trees, and Neural networks with hyperparameter tuning in a Kaggle competition to reach the top 10% of the leaderboard.
Service Time Consulting using Six Sigma methodologies
Improved efficiency for a leading client by designing and testing hypotheses and experiments using six sigma methodologies to achieve a 63% service time reduction.
Exploring Sales transaction data using Time series analysis
Performed time series and cluster analysis to study transactional data to discover unknown complimentary products and identify trends using exponential smoothing models.
Summer Intern June - August 2016
Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai, India
Created a software tool and a comprehensive database system for British Airways that challenged and outperformed the existing methodology which lead to an overhaul of the existing systems.
Collected and predicted user preferences and proposed a challenging system to the management executives of Transportation and Hospitality vertical.
Summer Intern June – July 2015
Vectra Technosoft Private Limited, Chennai, India
Helped the team to maintain a customized database that led to an improvement in the efficiency of the existing system and was granted the title of ‘Red Hat Linux System Administrator’.