Vishesh Nimesh Shah
MEng Concentration: Data Analytics
Anticipated Graduation Date: May 2016
Areas of Interest: Data analysis, technology consulting, logistics
Vishesh graduated first class with distinction from the University of Mumbai, with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Information Technology. In his undergraduate project, he developed an Android application that helped students in the campus placement process. The application analyzed user responses for aptitude tests and compared it with company data and provided an estimate of their chances of clearing it, hence showing them areas they need to work on.
His desire to learn by taking up new challenges has helped him grow. As a business analyst intern at Corporate Database, Mumbai – a stock analysis company, he analyzed data from financial statements and created reports which were used to make buy/sell decisions. He tracked companies in varied sectors and was responsible for updating the company database for those companies.
As the chairperson for the IEEE student branch in college, he led the team towards improving the quality of events and hence increasing the member base. Thanks to these past experiences, Vishesh has developed useful skills like the ability to think creatively, remain calm in stressful situations and work in teams.
Upon graduation, Vishesh eagerly looks forward to building a career in the field of data analysis and using his passion for solving problems.