Preeti Shah is entering her first season with the Swarm as their first-ever Senior Data Scientist. She is responsible for managing data-driven strategic initiatives and increasing the organization’s data analytics capabilities. Preeti’s role includes planning and execution of data collection, analyses, visualization, and innovative data-driven business practices.
Preeti brings over 10 years of experience working on both the business and data analytics side while working with companies such as Rave Technologies, Spectrum Corporation, SunTrust Bank, and the Georgia Aquarium.
She has experience working with all dimensions of the project management cycle, from understanding business needs to analyzing and designing solutions to presenting the results to local and international clients. On the analytics side, Preeti has experience working with complex datasets involving both structured and unstructured data and applying a wide range of data analytics methodologies, including traditional statistical and newer machine learning and/or AI-based algorithms.
Preeti is actively involved with the local community, especially with the local schools in the district. She currently serves as the Vice President of Mason Elementary School Council and is the Chair of the STEM and Hospitality committees at Mason Elementary. Preeti is also a member of the Hull Middle School Council and is instrumental in starting the STEM committee at Hull, for which she is currently the Chair. In addition, she frequently volunteers at different local events.
Preeti holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Mumbai University and will be completing the Master of Science in Analytics program from Georgia State University in Fall 2019. She resides in Duluth with her husband and two children. She is a trained Indian classical dancer, loves to travel, and is passionate about adopting and encouraging others to adopt environmentally-friendly habits.