Contributor: Nitesh Kumar

MapR Converge Blog author, Nitesh Kumar

Nitesh has been researching large scale data analytics for over 6 years. Nitesh obtained his PhD in mathematical finance from University of California, Merced where he applied modeling techniques to stock and derivative data. At Skytree, Nitesh is creating techniques that help democratize data science in addition to helping Skytree customers solve some of the toughest data analytics problems in the industry.

His expertise lies in Machine Learning, Data Science, and Mathematical Finance. In his free time, he dabbles in the stock market betting on rare events.

Blog Posts by Nitesh Kumar

March 13, 2015 | By Nitesh Kumar

New Age Fraud Analytics: Machine Learning on Hadoop

Fraud represents the biggest loss for banks, accounting for upward of $1.744 billion in losses annually. The banking industry spends millions each year on technologies aimed at reducing fraud and retaining customers, but the spend does little in protecting...

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