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Rupam's goal is to make the next generation of super smart, super connected locomotives that don't break down and get their passengers and cargo to the right place on time. He's driven to find the best possible way to get the most out of these machines using analytics. Coming from a family passionate about engineering, Rupam loves tackling new problems and learning new things. This curiosity keeps him pushing for better solutions ever day. When he's not thinking about the future of transportation, you can find him unwinding with a history book or listening to one of his favorite albums.

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