Dipanjan (DJ) Sarkar is a Data Science Lead, published author and has been recognized as a Google Developer Expert in Machine Learning by Google in 2019. He has also been recognized as one of the Top Ten Data Scientists in India, 2020 by a few leading technology magazines and publishing houses. Dipanjan has led advanced analytics initiatives working with several Fortune 500 companies like Applied Materials, Intel and Open Source organizations like Red Hat (now IBM). He primarily works on leveraging data science, machine learning and deep learning to build large- scale intelligent systems.
He holds a master of technology degree from IIIT Bangalore, with specializations in data science and software engineering and completed his post graduate diploma in machine learning and artificial intelligence from Columbia University in the City of New York.
Dipanjan has been an analytics practitioner and consultant for several years now, specializing in machine learning, natural language processing, computer vision and deep learning. Having a passion for data science and education, he also acts as an AI Advisor, Subject Matter Expert and Instructor at various organizations like Springboard, Propulsion Academy and Statistics.com (The Institute for Statistics Education) where he helps people build their skills on areas in data science and artificial intelligence. Dipanjan also beta-tests new courses on data science for popular MOOC platform, Coursera, before they are released. He is a published author, having authored several books on R, Python, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Deep Learning which includes Text Analytics with Python 2nd ed.