Koo is an experienced Data Scientist/Analytics Instructor with an MBA degree & 13+ years of relevant experience. He is a strong and passionate advocate of Data Science & Artificial Intelligence, hoping more people, both business and talents, get on the bandwagon to derive tremendous value from DS/AI. He has vast experience in data management and governance, machine learning/statistical modeling, business intelligence and text analytics.
He co-founded DataScience.Sg, an interest group on Data Science in Nov 2013, growing it to more than 5000 members within 36 months and was the former Chairman of Working Committee, Singapore SAS User Group.
Mr Koo is also an experienced educator, chief mentor in SAS-IDA Data Scientist Consultant Programme, instructor at NUS SCALE and SMU Academy and Senior Adjunct Faculty at SUSS. He has conducted analytics-related training to numerous professionals, supervised Masters students’ analytics project and was previously and adjunct faculty of SMU. He was also a facilitator for IDA Data Science MOOC Initiative.