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Islam Salahuddin

Islam Salahuddin


Data Analyst

The KPI Institute


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Project

Cleaning Bank Marketing Campaign Data

My New Project

Mobile Games A/B Testing with Cookie Cats

My New Certification

Data Analyst Professional

Data advocate, championing the power of information for positive change.

My Work

Take a look at my latest work.


Project: Analyzing Industry Carbon Emissions


Project: Hypothesis Testing in Healthcare


Project: Analyzing Online Sports Revenue

My Certifications

These are the industry credentials that I’ve earned.

Data Analyst Professional

Data Analyst Professional

Other Certificates

IBM IBM Data Analyst Professional Certificate

The KPI Institute Certified Data Visualization Professional

The KPI Institute Certified Data Analysis Professional

Rice Business - Jones Graduate School of Business Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization

McKinsey & Company Forward Program

The KPI Institute Certified KPI Professional

DataCamp Course Completion

Take a look at all the courses I’ve completed on DataCamp.

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

The KPI Institute | Oct 2021 - Present

Data Analyst

organize information (qualitative or quantitative data); - Write research conclusions and present them in a format that eases reader’s understanding and supports decision making; - Write articles on topics related to Center’s domains of expertise; - Contribute to the development of research reports and publications; - Develop training course content relevant for data analysis and visualization (course agendas, course manual, slides, exercises, etc); - Develop automated and semi-automated templates, toolkits and user guides for data management tools (e.g. performance scorecards, dashboards, data gathering templates, performance reports etc., these tools can be developed in Microsoft Excel, Power BI etc.) - Actively engage in developing new services and products for the Center in collaboration with the Coordinator. - Develop descriptions for services and products to be posted online or in brochures.
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Frontier Egypt | Jul 2019 - Oct 2021

Research Analyst - Transport Infrastructure

- Sourcing and translating news pieces from Arabic to English - Data gathering and data analysis pieces writing

Connect the Gulf by Al Sila | Jan 2021 - May 2021

Contributing Data Visualization Designer

Analyzing datasets and creating data visualizations for Connect the Gulf weekly newsletter

Self Employed | Oct 2018 - Jun 2020

Freelance Data Journalist, Writer & Translator

I handle tasks that vary from data collection, entry, basic analysis and data visualization, as well as writing about data. As a journalist, I use these skills to tell stories for a wide perspective. I write in Arabic and English, and I translate from and to both languages.

Trend for eContent | Feb 2019 - Jul 2019

Media Market Developer

- Collecting, processing, analyzing, and presenting data to serve the research needs of the company, serving the company's running and planned projects, along with the market research requests from clients. - Acting as a communication and quality control channel between clients and operation specialists, conducting the message from each side to the other as simple and direct as possible.

Livingston Research | Oct 2018 - Feb 2019

Freelance Academic Writer

Researching and writing academic essays and research papers on various topics.

InfoTimes | Mar 2018 - Oct 2018

Junior Data Journalist

Writing about data for the audience, I scrape, analyze and visualize data for InfoTimes digital platform, in addition to working on the company data products and workshops for clients.

Frontier MEA Ltd | Jul 2017 - Dec 2017

Research and Translation Intern

- Sourcing and translating news pieces from Arabic to English - Data gathering and data analysis pieces writing

InfoTimes | Feb 2017 - May 2017

Data Journalism Intern

• Writing data-driven stories in both Arabic and English. • Scraping, cleaning, analyzing and visualizing data for storytelling. • Researching to put data in context. • Interviewing sources to put data in context.

Shafaff Network | Oct 2015 - Mar 2017

Reporter and Translator

- Writing articles on wide variation of education issues. - Covering both national and international university stories. - Worked on highly-important cases, like: student union elections in 2015 and Giulio Regeni's case. - Efficiently translating from English to Arabic.

Shafaff Network | Jul 2016 - Sep 2016

Project Manager

- Planned round #3 from ''Mashroo' Taqreer'' training project. - Plan included financial planning and time planning. - Contacted a number of media trainers. - Led a team of 5 coordinators to manage the 5 weeks training period. - Generally-supervised more than 20 trainees. - The project produced more than 160 news pieces, 30 video productions besides social media management practices, all made by trainees.

Shafaff Network | Jan 2016 - Feb 2016

Project Coordinator

- Coordinated round #2 from ''Mashroo' Taqreer'' training project. - Supervised news pieces for more than 15 trainees, during 3 months of training. - Presented morning sessions, that included tips to improve writing style and highlighting mistakes made by trainees.

Shafaff Network | Aug 2015 - Sep 2015


- A trainee in round #1 from ''Mashroo' Taqreer'' training project. - Wrote different pieces and covered a number of stories on daily basis. - Practiced video journalism, and produced both soft news and hard news videos. - Practiced social media management and public relations handling. - Had a series of lectures on written journalism, video journalism and online marketing.

Resala Radio | Jun 2015 - Sep 2015

News Anchor

- Presenting and editing news brief for online radio. It combines the most important news headlines from politics, sports and culture.

The Daily News Egypt | Mar 2015 - Jun 2015


- Participated in What Lies Beyond special investigation project - round #1. - Worked on an in-depth report on newspapers ban cases in Egypt for more than 3 months. - Had more than 7 interviews with young reporters, journalists whose stories were banned and other decision makers in journalism industry in Egypt.

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Postgraduate Diploma, Arts CriticismSchool of Arts Criticism, Academy of Arts | 2021
Bachelor of Science - BS, JournalismFaculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University | 2018

About Me

Islam Salahuddin

I'm a data analyst, certified as a professional practitioner by IBM and DataCamp, and as a facilitator by The KPI Institute. But I like to think of myself as a data storyteller.

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