Setting the benchmark for data science in Asia

Managing director of the Centre of Applied Data Science Sharala Axryd leveraged on her global telco experience to become an entrepreneur. — Picture courtesy of DNAKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 15 — Sharala Axryd is a geek with a bold vision. The managing director of the Centre of Applied Data Science (CADS) aims for it to become the benchmark in data science education in Asia. To achieve this, she has partnered with another geek — Dr Michael Li, executive director of The Data Incubator, to bring his data science curriculum to Asia. The Data Incubator was founded in 2014 with grants from Cornell Tech, the computer science school at Cornell University, and is considered among the leading data science incubators in the United States. Sharala credits Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) with connecting her to Li. MDeC is the…


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