Jagathesan Balakrishnan is the Manager, Business Insights from GIE (Group ICT & Enterprise Information)/DISA (Digital Innovation Strategy and Architecture) division at PETRONAS. His role includes working cross-functionally across groups within the organisation to proliferate applied Data Science knowledge to harness the capabilities of big data, machine learning, AI and to discover and deliver insights at scale to help drive operational efficiency.
He has more than 20 years of IT related software development experience with 10 years of Data Analytics specific experience. Prior to joining PETRONAS in 2015, he has worked with numerous companies including Intel Technology (Penang, Malaysia). His specialisation includes Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Software Development. Jagathesan has an MSc in Information Technology from The University of Nottingham.