Principal Data Scientist/Engineer
Rishiraj Pravahan is a data scientist working for AT&T. Prior to joining AT&T. Rishiraj worked for the ATLAS experiment at CERN where he was part of the team that discovered the Higgs Boson. While at CERN, he worked on constructing, commissioning and calibrating the ATLAS detector as well as on software techniques to analyze the massive dataset from the Large Hadron Collider to search for new physics.
He has also been a passionate teacher and advocate for science through public talks and seminars in the US, Europe, India and Latin America. His current work involves, understanding networks, location data, privacy and security of customer data, collection, storage and analysis of sensor data and making advances in the frontiers of statistics and machine learning. In his spare time he loves to read, play pool, cook, travel and learn about other cultures.