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Nischitha Rao

Lecturer

Nischitha Rao is a data enthusiast and believes in creating practical solutions to business problems using data. She helps organizations manage their data assets, sharing her expertise across different functions and thereby bridging the gap between business and technology. Ms. Rao has worked for Goldman Sachs as a risk analyst, developing metrics and analytical models for risk assessment. Currently, she works as a data scientist for a consulting firm in New York City, where she is using R programming to retrieve, manipulate, and understand open source data and develop price optimization models. She is passionate about leveraging technology in the classroom and applying innovative tools and methodologies so as to improve educational outcomes.

Education

  • M.S., Columbia University