Dr Keeratpal Singh
Chief Data Scientist, Axiata
Dr. Keeratpal Singh, PhD in Electrical, Electronics and System Engineering, with 24 years of experience in telecommunications, software development for mobile, and development of analytics solutions for various industries, including mobile advertising. Previously as a principal data scientist, he has designed algorithm for simulating predictive and prescriptive analytics, incorporated statistical libraries such as for time forecasting of big data processing (processing HDFS stored data and visualizing the result of billion rows within seconds) as part of software development for home grown Business Intelligence Suite. He has worked as a research consultant for Philips Consumer Electronics (USA), managed regional radio and network operations for Celcom (Malaysia), and was Chief Technology Officer for international organizations that provided mobile applications, developed interactive television platform and content aggregation platform. In recent years, he had contributed international journals, presented research papers in engineering and the usage of technology for crime prevention. He has filed three patents pertaining to mobile enterprise platform, public safety and big data processing. He has also obtained LTE certification and provides training for technical courses. He had been a principal architect for government digital transformation and data governance project. He actively provides keynote presentation on AI, big data analytics, smart cities and digitalization. He was awarded gold medal for invention in location-based services.