Data Scientist for City of Palo Alto
Archana is a Data Scientist with the City of Palo Alto. Before joining local government, she has worked with various startups and large corporations driving data analysis for their business needs across diverse information systems.
Archana is passionate about exploring data and discovering relationships using tools, analytics, statistical and machine learning models. She believes in surfacing knowledge from data to drive informed governance decisions. She leads the efforts on the Open Data initiative for the City of Palo Alto and is currently working on developing a data strategy for the city. She also partners with researchers from Stanford University and tech startups in the Silicon Valley.