Ramya BalakrishnanAssociate Data Scientist


    Ramya has extensive experience in the fields of data science and machine learning. She is part of active research in the fields of leadership challenges and equitable, inclusive & diverse cultures. She is also an active member of ‘Women in Data Science’ organization, and an active speaker in this group sharing innovative techniques in data science. Prior to CCL, Ramya was a data analyst at Tokai Carbon GE LLC. She worked closely with the executive team in analyzing Tokai’s sales data and gave recommendations to improve sales in different areas based on the results. Overall, her expertise lies in analyzing data by using advanced algorithms to extract valuable information. 

    Current Role

    Ramya is a Passionate Data Scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership and contributor to the Leading Effectively blog. Her current work involves data collection, building AI based models, and data visualization to drive key insights from internal and external data. Her thought leadership combines cutting-edge data science, data ethics, and machine learning techniques to analyze information equitably and effectively.

    Educational Background

    M.S in Information Technology (Data Science Concentration) from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 2019
    B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Anna University, India, 2015

    Ramya Balakrishnan

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    Areas of Expertise

    Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis, Data Visualization

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