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Data Science

Ottawa, ON, Canada
May 16, 2020

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Kamran Karim


linkedin: kamran-karim-6a749397 GitHub: Summary of Qualifications

• Masters Candidate in Management Sciences with concentration in Data Sciences

• Experienced in statistical and big data analytics of administrative data for 2+ years

• Excelled in client dealings, from assisting in projects to leading in client meetings

• Proficient in several statistical tools and query languages

• Recipient of Senate Medal for outstanding CGPA in Undergraduate Relevant Experience

University of Waterloo- Masters Student Sept 2019-Aug 2020

Performed Text Analytics of 2016 US presidential candidates’ tweets, using Pyspark

Authored a project report, to advance the Artificially Intelligent human interacting bots, by adding the features of emotion recognition and enhanced believability

Performed market research through, through surveys, and using such created a strategy of product design, which is currently being implemented CRA–Business Intelligence Division (Debt Management Analyst) May 2017 – Sept 2019

Modelled administrative data, using classical statistical tests, predictive modelling, time series and other methods to gain insights to implement intelligent practices in programs

Performed data extraction, cleaning, transformation, interpretation and analysis, using SQL, of internal and external data to perform statistical and economic researches

Supervised two students in their initial phase of work, by educating them on research practices and guiding them through the steps until they could work without supervision

Presented research results to project clients in an agile manner, taking their feedback and updating the project requirements accordingly

Conducted activities to foster team building and strengthening Carleton Mathematics and Statistics Society-CMSS (President) 2017-2018

Represented the students in the School of Mathematics and Statistics at Carleton University in the negotiations with the Mathematics Department

Lead the team in organizing social events and academic initiatives for the undergraduates in Mathematics and Statistics Department

Collaborated with a group of 10 executives to achieve the goals set by the society; with majority of focus on keeping the team active and resolving any conflicts that arise Sprott Student Investment Fund (Quantitative Analyst) October 2016 – May 2017

Created models to identify riskiness of assets (stocks) and optimize asset allocation to minimize unfavorable uncertainties, where possible

Performed attribution analysis, to understand the factors behind changes in value of fund


M. Management Sciences. Graduate Diploma in Data Analytics University of Waterloo Anticipated graduation: January 2021

Current and anticipated courses: Data Visualization, Deterministic Models in Operational Research, Organizational Theory and Behavior, Data-Intensive Distributed Analytics, Introduction to Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Marketing Management, Organizational decision making, and Text Analytics B. Math. Combined Honours, Statistics and Economics Carleton University Graduate: June 2018 with High Distinction and Senate Medal Awards: Faculty Scholarship; Helga H. Schirmer scholarship; David Barkway Memorial Scholarship; Douglas K. Dale Scholarship

Actuarial Exams: Probability, Financial Mathematics, Short Term Actuarial Modelling Programming Languages and Software: R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Matlab, SPARK, Tableau and SQL Certifications: SAS Programming 3, SAS Macros, and SAS SQL Security Clearance: Reliability clearance

Additional Experience

Canada Revenue Agency (Brand Ambassador) Sept 2017-Dec2018

Represented the employees in career events at schools and universities Carleton University (Research Assistant) May – July 2015 & Jan May 2017

Assisted in the running of Human Behavioral Experiments and Analyzed the data gathered in the experiment

Developed an experiment, which was based on a previous paper on “family decision making”

(Bargain Theory) to test it application

Researched on the topic of Convexity and optimization, utilized LaTex to present the findings

RCMP-Foundation (student) June 2016 – May 2017

Worked on a funding proposal, by gathering statistics on Aboriginal youth and reviewing past researches

Assisted in day to day administrative tasks, for example, managing databases, creating electronic filing system, etc.

Carleton University (Teaching Assistant) Jan 2016 – Apr 2016 Ismaili Community (Youth and young professional representative) Jun 2018-June 2019

Managed education program, where a notable achievement was an agreement to develop an online learning platform for religious education Activities and Interests

Participate in data competitions; recent ones include Data Fest, Datathons and Data visualization competitions, where my team secured top positions

Trained boy scouts by raising awareness of health and safety, and developing brotherhood

Learner of Mix Martial Arts, active player of Squash, badminton, cricket and table tennis

Food enthusiast and fascinated by new cultures, people and languages


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