About Me: Cornellius Yudha Wijaya

Cornellius Yudha Wijaya
4 min readMay 24, 2021

Hello all! I have writing on Medium for some time, but I just realized that I never create a complete About Me page — well, here it is.

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My name is Cornellius Yudha Wijaya and I am originally came from Indonesia. Currently, I have a full-time job as a Data Scientist at Allianz Life Indonesia and done some content creation here and there about Data Science. Mostly, my writing is my learning material or something that was sparked by my conversation with other people — that is why, the more people discuss with me, the more idea I get.

A little bit about my background, I am originally enrolled in the Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia with a Major in Biology, and I am continuing my master's at Uppsala University in Sweden with a Major in Evolutionary Biology. In the time between my Bachelor's and Master's, I was employed as a Research Assistant at Indonesia Research Institute to help them in the Microbiology Project. During my master's time, I also work as a Research Assistant to help the project in the Lab at that time.

My love for Data is already been there since the beginning, but I only came across what was called Data Science when I was in Sweden. Before that, my career minds always about researching and statistics.

You could say that I was an academic person from my background, but how could I work as a Data Scientist now? This a story that I love to share with everybody. Here are some of the content that might inspire you.

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