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Data Analysis, Business Analysis, Process Improvement

Tempe, Arizona, United States
June 14, 2018

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Tapan Shah***,

**** **** ***** *** ***** Dr. Unit #1094 North, Tempe, AZ 85281 602-***-****


W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ May 2018

Master of Science in Business Analytics GPA – 3.9

W.P. Carey Student Ambassador – Represent school to employers and prospective students

Member of Beta Gamma Sigma – The Business Honors Society

Invited by dean to join business honors society Beta Gamma Sigma, aspire to serve ethically in critical and leadership roles in corporate sector by contributing through social enterprise, service and leadership.

Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India May 2017

Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering GPA – 3.6

Minor Specialization Degree in Finance – Corporate Finance, Cost and Financial Accounting, Project Planning and Control, Economics


APL Logistics, Scottsdale, Arizona January 2018 – May 2018

Academic Consultant (Capstone Project) – Sales Operation and Planning

Developed a method to conduct recency, frequency and monetary analysis on Salesforce data, which helped APL Logistics to prioritize customers for RFQ and saved $10M annually in contracts reducing risk of default.

Gather, monitor and identify patterns in the large Salesforce pipeline data obtained from multiple sources to analyse and make recommendations on the services that create win situation for APL Logistics in terms of revenue generation and capturing market share using decision trees, random forest predictive models.

Created Tableau visualizations to report the findings and recommendations to senior management.

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona January 2018 – May 2018

Spring Research Associate – Data Mining and Machine Learning

Predicting remaining useful life of a machine using the sensor data for each operating cycle of machine.

Used XG-Boost and regression models in R to make predictions, this algorithm and technique can also be used in case of patient health monitoring and heart failure predictions.

Inox India Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara, Gujarat, India January 2017 – May 2017

Data Driven Quality Management Intern

Successfully implemented 6 Sigma techniques achieving 3 Sigma within 2 months of implementation, reducing defect rate from 10% to 4% in manufacturing by conducting statistical analysis and root cause analysis.

Developed KPI to report the progress to senior management and helped the organization in managing change.

Jamnadas Industries, Dahod, Gujarat, India May 2016 – July 2016

Supply Chain Analyst Intern

Manage and reported overall monthly demand planning activities for 40 pharma products in 8 distribution centers.

Conducted cross-functional team meetings as part of the forecast, inventory, and sales operations planning.

Optimized inventory by developing safety stock methods to reduce excess by 15% with no effect on service levels.

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL), Kakrapar, Gujarat, India May 2015 – July 2015

Procurement Intern

Negotiated with vendors on the new technology tools and materials in nuclear energy industry.

Collaborated with engineers to plan and procure canned motor pump for a new plant.

Achievements and Extra-Curriculars

MIT Sloan’s 14th Annual Operations Simulation Competition (OPSSIMCOM 2018) – Top 25% April 2018

Participated in MIT operations simulation competition and stood top 25% among participating schools like Stanford, MIT, Ross Michigan, Wharton and, competed with around 170 participating teams.

Cisco Circular Economy Challenge – Won 3rd Prize March 2018

Developed an IoT based Product and service model that could help mattress manufacturing firms using Cisco’s Cloud and Jasper platform to implement circular economy in their business model with a positive environmental, social and financial impact.


Software: Tableau, Power BI, R, Python, SQL, Advanced Excel, Azure ML, SAS, SPSS, Minitab, Visio, Access, Excel Add-ins - @Risk, Solver

Data Science: Regression, Clustering, Classification, Data Visualization, Dashboarding, Data Cleaning, Data Acquisition, Story Telling

Six Sigma: Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, Process Mapping, Statistical Analysis, Design of Experiments

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