Dr. Obul

I am Dr. Obul

Data Science, Big Data, Cloud Computing and IoT Expert

Born and brought up in India, Obul did his Ph.D. in Cloud Computing and Big Data from University of Florida. His passions include Data, Data Science, Cloud, Big Data, Internet of Things, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Drones, Robotics and Open Source. He worked on OpenStack at Rackspace, on Aurora RDS at Amazon AWS and on Internet of Things at DAIICT. He was a core contributor to OpenStack Poppy. At present, he works at Nike as an Expert Engineer on Business Intelligence and Big Data working on many things including Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, TensorFlow, AWS, Google Cloud, Hadoop, Spark and Kafka.

Dr. Obul

About Me

Objective

To lead a data organization with my unique combination of expertise in Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things and with my proven experience in similar initiatives. To plan, define and implement the technology strategy and roadmap for data companies with a keen eye for business. To create, build and manage data products, teams and communities. To drive the company using my excellent communication, organizational, leadership and problem solving skills.

My hobby

Drones
Robotics
Ping Pong
Reading
Travleing
Anthropology

Expertise

Data Science

Cloud Computing

Big Data

Internet of Things

Resume

Education

  • 2008-2013

    Ph.D. in Cloud Computing and Big Data

    University of Florida, Gainesville FL

    CubeSat Cloud, a framework for distributed storage, processing and communication of remote sensing data on CubeSat cluster.

  • 2008-2010

    Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering

    University of Florida, Gainesville FL

    Courses: Machine Learning, Autonomic Computing, Advanced Data Structures, Distributed Computing, Computer and Network Security, Computer Communications, Entrepreneurship for Engineers.

  • 2003-2007

    Bachelors in Information and Communication Technology

    DAIICT, India

    Courses: Wireless Sensor Networks, Embedded Systems, Databases, Computer Networking, Security Protocols, Methods of Optimization, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Modern Algebra, Probability and Statistics, Discrete Mathematics, Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Computing.

Experience

  • 2016-Present

    BI Big Data Expert Engineer

    Nike, Portland OR

    Responsible for creating Machine Leanring and Real-time Streaming platform using TensorFlow, Kafka, Spark, AWS Kinesis and Kubernetes.

  • 2015-2016

    Cloud Big Data Analytics Engineer IV

    Monsanto, St. Louis MO

    Responsible for creating Cloud architecture for Monsanto on Google Cloud and helped reduce Cloud costs by more than 50% across various divisions. Designed and built data science platform using TensorFlow, Jupyter, Kubernetes on Google Cloud. Architected the data pipeline that ingest billions of messages into Kafka in AWS. Built deep learning models for large scale image analytics and genome prediction.

  • 2013-2015

    Software Engineer II

    Rackspace, Atlanta GA

    Engineered significant portions of OpenStack Poppy, Rackspace CDN and Rackspace Cloud Queues. Designed and developed solutions for billing, log management, batch processing, real-time streaming and analytics using Spark, Hadoop, Pig Latin and Hive. Designed and built highly available and scalable web applications using OpenStack, Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, Worker/Queue mechanisms.

  • 2013-2013

    Software Development Engineer Intern

    Amazon AWS, Seattle WA

    Designed and developed transport mechanism for synchronizing database replicas. Implemented asynchronous APIs for database record transportation based on C++ Boost and Google ProtoBuffers. Automated parts of AWS infrastructure for Aurora RDS at Amazon using CloudFormation templates.

  • 2013-2013

    MAC Protocol Developer

    xG Technology, Sunrise FL

    Worked on xMax, a real-time data and voice protocol. Designed, developed and tested the xMax logging, a Linux kernel module, to report network status and statistics to /proc.

  • 2012-2012

    Radio Software Integration Intern

    BlackBerry, Sunrise FL

    Did board level and Wi-Fi testing on BlackBerry smartphones; Wrote python scripts to extract failures from logs and analyzed them to root cause the calibration issues.

  • 2013-2015

    Research/Teaching Assistant

    University of Florida, Gainesville FL

    Head of the Satellite Networks Lab at University of Florida. Lead FUNSAT V and VI satellite design competitions held by NASA and bagged first prize in FUNSAT-V. Designed and implemented communication protocols for SwampSat satellite. Designed and built CubeSat Cloud, a big data framework for CubeSat clusters.

  • 2006-2008

    Research Engineer

    DAIICT, India

    Head of the Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Research Lab. Lead WildCENSE and Tiger Image Sensor Network projects with teams of size 6 and 4. Built CENSE sensor network. Developed WCFFS flash file system and wrote several device drivers. Developed and implemented a grid based localization technique using signal strength from radio base stations.



Leadership

  • 2013-Present

    Founder & Organizer for Cloud, Big Data and Data Science & Google Dev Groups

    Portland OR, St. Louis MO and Atlanta GA

    Founded and organized the meetup groups. Gave tech talks on TensorFlow, Machine Learning, Data Science, Hadoop, Spark, AWS, Google Cloud, Cloud Computing.

  • 2013-2015

    Tech Talk Organizer and Cultural Committee member

    Rackspace, Atlanta GA

    Organized and / or gave tech talks on Hadoop, Pig Latin, Hive, Cassandra, Spark, Docker. Organized hackathons on Big Data, Cassandra, Containers, Analytics, Streaming analysis.

Skills

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Data Science
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Cloud Computing
85
Big Data
80
Internet of Things
95
Bitcoin Blockchain
90
DevOps
90
Leadership
90
Innovation
80
Management
80
Communication
60
Marketing
60
Ping Pong

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Years of Experience

12

Projects Done

7

Happy Clients

2

Awards Won

Posts

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Address 1101 S Main St #225 Milpitas
San Francisco, CA 95035
Phone Number (+1) 352-234-6767