2017 - present
Devika Kakkar is a geospatial data scientist with 10+ years of experience in GIS, big data and application development. She is proficient in multiple programming languages such as Python, R, Java and C/C++. An experienced user of cloud computing, she has worked with multiple cloud platforms including AWS and Massachusetts Open cloud (MOC). Additionally, she is proficient in various state-of-the-art technologies such as Kafka, Docker, OpenStack, Pandas and PostGIS. Her interest areas include data science, data analytics, big data processing, cloud computing and machine learning. Before joining CGA in 2017, she worked as a researcher with Fraunhofer IIS, Germany, German Research Foundation (DFG) and London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds a master in Geodesy and Geoinformation Science from Technical University Berlin, Germany and a bachelors in Civil Engineering from HBTI, India.