Summary


Skills

  • Data analysis using SQL, Python, Excel pivot tables
  • Data visualisation with Javascript libraries like D3.js, C3.js and Google Charts
  • Programming languages: Python, Java
  • Data scraping with APIs like Twitter, TFL, Change.org
  • Charting library: Google Maps API
  • HTML, CSS, JS, pinch of PHP

New Indian Express

May 2013-July 2016
  • Worked on front page desk of the Tamil Nadu edition
  • Was responsible for background analysis, text for visuals, editing, headlining
  • Wrote human interest and technology-related stories

Infosys Limited

August 2009-July 2012
  • Worked on Finacle, the company's flagship banking product
  • Was part of the 10.3 and 10.4 releases of the Customer Relationship Module (CRM)
  • Worked with Java, JS, XML and HTML/CSS

Education

  • 2016-17* MA Digital Journalism, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • 2012-13 PG Diploma (New Media), Asian College of Journalism
  • 2005-09 BTech (Information Technology), Anna University

Interests

  • Travelling, treks/long walks
  • Board games (Read Settlers of Catan, Ticket to Ride etc)
  • Reading/writing

Email:

vbkri001@gold.ac.uk