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Project Manager Engineer

Location:
Portland, Oregon, United States
Posted:
May 01, 2019

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Farshad Madani

Business Analyst, Machine Learning Engineer in Operations Management

Portland, OR

ac89sk@r.postjobfree.com

503-***-****

I am a hardworking, results-oriented person with analytical and critical thinking abilities who is passionate about technology and the applications of data science approaches and techniques in achieving better results in managing and developing technologies and new products. Currently, I perform research projects on the applications of big data analytics to achieve higher efficiencies in operations and supply chain management. Previously, I significantly contributed in technology acquisitions decisions in ADN Company and supported the consulting team by building and deploying data science and analytical models to support decision making across various clients. Prior to ADN, I co-founded and successfully led SAMAN, a management consulting firm specializing in the application of data science and management science techniques, models and approaches in business. During my tenure at SAMAN as a principal project manager, I successfully led more than 50 consulting projects performed for client companies in banking, manufacturing, insurance, logistics, information technology, and oil and gas sectors. In addition to business acumen, consulting and project management, I have expertise in areas such as information retrieval, natural language processing, machine learning, network analysis, and deep learning. Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Researcher

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University - Greensboro, NC May 2018 to Present

I do research in the applications of Big Data technologies such as Spark, MongoDB, Splunk, and machine learning methods in different topics such as K-mean clustering for customer segmentation, NLP and sentiment analysis for customer satisfaction analysis, and regression for performance forecasting.

Business Intelligence Researcher

Portland State University - Portland, OR

January 2012 to March 2018

My research areas was business intelligence wherein I applied machine learning (classification including SVM, k-NN, Random Forest) to identify business opportunities for product development. My PhD thesis was entitled Ontological Semantic Patent Classification. I used Python including different libraries such as numpy, sklearn, NLTK, pylab, multiprocessing, re, requests, and many others. Also, I got certificates in machine learning, and neural network analysis from Stanford University, and certificate in Big Data Analytics from UC San Diego University. I did my computations in Linux environment.

Technology Analyst

ADN - Portland, OR

June 2013 to July 2017

I coordinated multiple projects in order to acquire competitive technologies for new cosmetics products. I supported the decision makers by providing strategic business and technology insights framed in a decision making model. The model was supported by text mining, and network analysis methods.

Co-Founder, and President

Saman Tadbir Sharif - Tehran

January 2001 to December 2011

I co-founded and successfully led SAMAN, a management consulting firm specializing in the application of data science and operations management techniques, models and approaches in business. During my tenure at SAMAN as a principal project manager, I successfully led more than 50 projects performed for client companies in banking, manufacturing, insurance, logistics, information technology, and oil and gas sectors.

Lean Engineer

SAPCO, Tehran, Iran - Tehran

2000 to 2001

My main responsibilities were mapping business processes by applying IDEF methodology, business processes performance measurement, and visual management. Business Analyst

Haseb System Co - Tehran

1998 to June 1999

As a business analyst, I participated in a consulting strategic planning project for a TV manufacturer. My main responsibilities were managing the market study group in order to collect required data, communicate with stakeholders, analyze data, writing reports, and presenting the results. At the end, the team project implemented balanced score card (BSC) as strategic performance measurement system.

Strategic market analyst

Sadid Industrial Group, Inc - Tehran

1996 to June 1997

I involved in multiple strategic marketing studies where Sadid Industrial Group wanted to invest and enter those market segments.such as publication, industrial crane, and rail road. We applied quantitative and qualitative methods to evaluate the attractiveness of the markets. We applied strategic models and frameworks such as BCG, GE matrices to provide reasonable strategies for decision makers.

Education

Ph.D. in Technology Management

Portland State University - Portland, OR

January 2012 to April 2018

M.S. in Industrial Engineering

Sharif University of Technology

B.S. in Industrial Engineering

Sharif University of Technology

Skills

Machine Learning (3 years), Business Intelligence (3 years), Business Analyst (6 years), Python (4 years), Project Management (10+ years), Hadoop (1 year), Spark (1 year), MongoDB (1 year), Octave

(2 years), SPSS (4 years), Tableau (2 years), SQL (3 years), Weka (3 years), UCNet (4 years), Visio (5 years), Linux (3 years), Microsoft Office (10+ years), MS Project (3 years), Statistics (10+ years), KNIME

(1 year), Excel, R (3 years)

Links

https://www.linkedin.com/in/farshad-madani/

Certifications/Licenses

Machine Learning

Stanford University

Deep Learning and Neural Network Analysis

Stanford University

Big Data Analytics

UC San Diego University



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