Nikunj Thakkar Tech Guru

Nikunj is the CEO of DataOne Innovation Labs. His company provides architectural solutions for big data problems faced by enterprises. His main areas of focus are real-time data processing, machine learning, NLP, cloud computing and high availability architecture design. Nikunj holds a master’s degree in Information Technology from the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology.


Big Data & Privacy - Part 2

As concerns about Big Data proliferate, laws are being proposed to address them in all major economies. While the EU is counting down towards the implementation of the GDPR, the U.S. is not yet on board with its own comprehensive law. India also does not yet have a concrete law in place on privacy.


Big Data & Privacy - Part 1

The use of internet browsing data to profile a possible customer facilitates instant appearance of Ads. It is a double-edged sword. The consumer does not have to go and search for what they need, rather everything they need is brought to their attention. On the other hand, it is also a constant bombardment of ads that may no longer be relevant, or just take up too much of your attention, when you are trying to do something else. This is the new reality in the age of digital transformation.