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Kavita Ganesan

GitHub Inc.
Senior Data Scientist
Kavita Ganesan is a Machine Learning and NLP Data Scientist at Github. She was previously at 3M Health Information Systems where much of her work was on Clinical Text Mining. At Github, Kavita helped launch the first Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing pipeline with the release of GitHub Topics . Kavita's expertise is in building scalable pipelines for large-scale text data problems. She has worked in different problem domains such as entity search, recommendation systems, sentiment summarization, topics extraction, text summarization and clinical text mining. Kavita holds a Ph.D in Text Mining, Analytics and Search from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, where her research focused on developing algorithms that allow for sentiment-driven decision-making leveraging large amounts of user reviews.