With a background in Mechatronics Engineering and an MBA , Arda aims to combine his engineering mindset and business knowledge with skills in data science. From his work as a Sales and Application Engineer, Arda believes he knows how to take the big picture and drill down to several levels of components and come up with a structured solution model. He carried out a graduation project at Nestle Turkey office related to building sustainable e-commerce strategies for Nestle’s Food & Beverages division. The objective was to increase brand awareness in the digital world. He is currently training in NYC Data Science Academy and enhancing his skills in machine learning algorithms, R, and Python. Recent projects include scraping job information from dice.com, creating an interactive application of NYC crime data and the Higgs-Boson machine learning Kaggle competition (where his team ranked 26).