About Us

Learn Data Automation began as an idea years ago as a platform to share our knowledge gained over the years as software professionals. We envisioned a stage where we could post updates about our latest projects and events. We realized that the website would personify our vibe & energy as we embark on this blogging journey. Having one’s own website gives a sense of achievement and also provides a venue to showcase our hard work. With this objective in mind, we present you the creators of this website.

Varun Pillai

Data Scientist

Varun is a seasoned software analyst with expertise in Banking and Insurance domain. His work experience ranges from plain ol’ software development to operations analysis and handling cross-functional, geographically dispersed teams. Currently leading a team of data engineers and analysts in data operations for a multiscreen advertising agency based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He looks forward to apply statistical and advanced data mining techniques to find insights from data. When not working on projects, Varun is either crawling the web or honing his cooking skills!!

Afsana Atar

Software Test Engineer

Afsana is an accomplished Software Test Engineer with over 10 years of experience working with clients like Google, Principal Financial Group and IBM. She has a dual graduate degree in Masters in Computer Information Systems with Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence and Data Analytics from Boston University, Massachusetts. She extends her thought leadership to teams in a variety of domains from digital advertising, education & healthcare to the financial sector in banking, insurance & trading. She is a Certified Scrum Master(CSM), an Agile scrum practitioner and part of the scrum alliance community. Some of her skills include managing projects in agile, learning new techs and processes in quality assurance to improve her daily tasks. When she is done donning hats at work, she spends time writing technical books and articles for blogs and magazines.