Philip Khor

Philip Khor


Philip is a data scientist in Malaysia with experience in applied microeconometrics, machine learning and technical writing. He occasionally contributes to open-source projects such as the conda-forge software distribution project. He is package maintainer of the R package bnmr and an author of pmdplyr, and volunteers for PyData Kuala Lumpur.

  • Data Visualization
  • Causal Inference
  • Machine Learning
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), 2017

    University of Wollongong

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Dean's Scholar), 2014 - 2016

    University of Wollongong



Data wrangling using tidyverse packages


Machine learning in scikit-learn and Keras


Data Scientist
Mar 2020 – May 2022 Kuala Lumpur
Risk modelling and model governance
Technical Writer
Oct 2019 – Dec 2019 George Town, Penang
Developing product documentation, developing deep learning deployment use cases and providing editorial assistance
Data Scientist Intern
May 2019 – Aug 2019 Shibuya, Tokyo
Building object detection models using deep learning algorithms for agricultural applications.
Data Scientist Associate
Jul 2018 – May 2019 Kerinchi, Kuala Lumpur
Design and deliver data science training courses specializing in R Programming, statistics, Microsoft Excel and data visualization.
Research Assistant
Aug 2016 – Mar 2017 George Town, Penang
Assisted with primary and secondary research to identify skill gaps and skill shortages in Penang with the Penang Skilled Workforce Study.