Big Data Malaysia: Data Science in Penang
- 8.30am Doors open, registration, mingle
- 9.30am Dr. Lau Cher Han - "Understanding Data Science and Why It's so Important to your Business”
- 10.30am Wei Jian, MY & Flavien from Piktochart
- 11.15am Third presenter (TBA)
- 12pm Networking
- 2pm Close.
Dr. Lau Cher Han graduated from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with Philosophy Doctorate (Ph.D.) on a full scholarship, Masters by Research and Bachelor of IT.
Dr. Lau spent the past 10 years in Australia. He worked as a lead research developer in Microsoft e-Research centre, to build a sensor network platform that utilize mobile phones to record audio signals, for detecting rare bird species and koalas. Dr. Lau then joined Australian Institute of Future Environments to build a Green House Gas Analysis System, which collects, analyzes and publishes data automatically. More recently, Dr. Lau co-founded and served as the CTO for JoinHappen.com, where he designed the technology blueprint and drove product development.
Today, Dr. Lau is back in Malaysia teaching software engineering and big data subjects at universities, and provides corporate training. Dr. Lau applies his 15 years of experience in software development, database technologies, data mining and analytics, to provide consultancy on data strategy for companies in various sectors including travel, finance and technology startups. He is now the Principal Trainer for Data Science Certification programme with iTrain Asia Pte Ltd Singapore.
Data team from Piktochart
Wei Jian is Piktochart's Business Analyst. He consults his team members on making data-driven marketing decisions by extracting and analysing behavioural patterns from databases using Python. During free time, he spends time with his newfound love: Balvenie.
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM MYT
- ACAT Penang
- Venue Address
- 16, Gat Lebuh China, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia Malaysia
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