Faraz’s current research interests include developing data-driven solutions for the health department at the regional municipality where he uses advanced analytics, complex algorithms and visualization to develop innovative solutions. He also works as a Data Science Consultant with Piik Insights which is a startup to help Restaurants and Retailers become more data-driven through Data Mining and Analytics. He also holds an Adjunct Faculty position at KIET University in the Computing and Information Sciences Department where he supervises graduate students in research projects. Before these roles, he has worked as a Data Scientist, a Research Scientist and an Academician in USA, Switzerland, France and Pakistan. He has over 12 years of experience in developing and directing solutions in Data Analytics, Data Mining, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Business Intelligence. He has a PhD in Data Mining and Visual Analytics, a Masters in Complexity and Algorithms and a Masters in Software Engineering. He has over 50 research publications, a couple of book chapters and has appeared in several conferences as a speaker. He also serves as a technical reviewer for many journals and conferences. In his spare time, he enjoys reading books, spending time with his family and traveling.