"The D2K Lab allowed me to wrangle with real-world data firsthand and understand the various challenges faced when dealing with data at scale. I have taken those experiences with me through my professional life and encourage anyone with an interest in data applications to get involved with the programs they offer."
Rice alumnus, Arjoon Srikanth '19 majored in Computer Science and Statistics, took the D2K Capstone course in his senior year and worked on a finance-related data science project - Predicting Market Movement Using Historical Data.
After graduation, Arjoon landed his first job working as a Data Scientist for BBVA USA, a Spanish global bank and financial services company. Recently, he started a new position as a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir Technologies, working with data integration and analytics solutions across multiple organizations.