Grace Hopper Annual Conference Schedule


Shivani Rao

Data Scientist of Box

Shivani Rao is a data scientist in the machine-learning team @Box. Shivani has worked on analyzing, designing and implementing Semi-supervised Machine Learning algorithms in Apache Spark, dealing with large-scale partially-labeled data. Shivani holds a PhD degree from Purdue University, where she worked on applying data mining and machine learning and Information Retrieval Algorithms to solve problems in Software Engineering. She has also accrued industry experience at Google prior to Box, where she worked on Google’s MapReduce framework to eliminate errors in the GPS data captured by the Street-view car using Computer Vision techniques.


Spark it Up! Data Science at Scale using Apache Spark OCTOBER 16 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm