DataHack Panel: What Sets the Top Hackers Apart?

Nov 16, 2019


Auditorium 1

60 minutes

ML Competitions

Hackathons and coding challenges are great ways for data science professionals to show their skills in action. But what does it take to repeatedly perform well in these data science challenges? Here is a unique opportunity for the attendees to understand how the top hackers approach various types of problem statements and competitions.


Key Takeaways:

Top Hack or advice to data scientists in the audience

What is your approach in the beginning when you see a problem statement at a hackathon?

How important is computing power when it comes to winning hackathons? What tools do you use?

Is competition/hackathon work useful in real-world production environments?

  • Sourabh Jha

    Associate, Kaggle Master

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • Kiran R

    Senior Director of Data Sciences CoE


  • Mohsin Hasan

    ML Engineer

    HealthifyMe, AV Rank 1

  • Sudalai Rajkumar (SRK)

    Data Scientist

  • Sahil Verma

    Senior Data Scientist

    Aditya Birla Finance Limited

  • Rohan Rao

    Data Scientist & Kaggle GrandMaster

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