Interview with Piyush Gupta
Gurgaon, Haryana, India
Q1. Please share your educational and professional journey with us?
I have done my major in computers with MCA degree from Amity University, Noida.
I worked as Cloud Support Engineer with Kronos solutions for almost 2 and half years and then made a career switch to Data Engineer at IGT solutions, where I currently employed.
Q2. What did attract you towards to become a Data Scientist?
The work to make insightful derivations from any information leading to make decisions.
Q3. What kind of hurdles did you face in your transformation from Cloud Engineer to Data Scientist?
The major hurdle was to get hands-on real world life problems, for which I find Kaggle to be your best guide.
Q4. Which one thing do you want to change in yourself and why?
The procrastination habit as piles up the work gets in the way of learning new things.
Q5. Many Online Courses are running for Data Science. Which are the best Online Courses for Data Scientist?
I personally find courses on coursera to be really helpful to get an understanding and then try your learning on Kaggle to test your learning.
Q6. Which one skill do you like most about yourself?
Will power once I decide to get things done I will get it done.
Q7. What are your research interests?
AI being used to learn more about the human behavior and mind.