About Me

Ajay Pratap Singh Pundhir

Churning data to translate vision into reality, create user-friendly AI products and tell insightful stories.

► Spearheading geographically dispersed team of data scientists and ML engineers spanning diverse nationalities to develop data products and deploy Machine Learning models to production
► Proven success in identifying & disseminating machine learning & data science best practices for translating the business vision into reality.
► Leading Multidisciplinary team of Data Scientists, Machine learning Engineers and Data Engineers to build scalable solutions.
► Possesses in-depth experience translating complex customer needs into requirements to deliver features that provide competitive differentiation to the product.

Work Authorization: Distinguished Talent Independent Visa (858), Eligible for working in Australia and New Zealand.

Key Skills

Team Management

Project Management

Leadership

Data Science

Cloud Computing

Analytics


Positions Held

Group 42
June 2018 – Present
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Principal Data Scientist

AI Portfolio Management
Team Management
Responsible for Productionalizing AI Capabilities

American Express
Jan 2015 – Apr 2018
Bengaluru Area, India

Machine Learning Engineering Lead

Key Projects:
Social Media Analytics
Merchant Anomaly Response System

Samsung R&D Institute, Bangalore
Oct 2011 – Dec 2014
Bengaluru Area, India

Technical Lead

Key Project:
Contextual recommendation Engine
Tizen Framework

Nokia R&D, India
Jan 2010 – Sep 2011
Bengaluru Area, India

Developer and Open Source Contributor


Key Project:
Editing Feature on Freoffice

Companies Worked For

Professional Education

Liverpool John Moores University,
UK
2019-2020

Master of Science – MS

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Master’s Thesis with Distinction on “Contextual Image Search”

International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore, India
2018 – 2019

PG Diploma in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore, India
2008 – 2010

Master of Technology (M. Tech)


Grade 3.45/4.0 GPA
Major: Software Design and Architecture

Uttar Pradesh Technical University, India
2001 – 2005

Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech)

Electronics Engineering