Before coming to GovEx, Swara worked at YouGov, a UK based polling company, for their academic program with Cambridge University. Working there he gained a passion for data science and analytics. He enrolled in a Data Science Immersive course with General Assembly where he worked on various projects relating to politics, sales, and geopolitics, and learned to code in Python. Swara graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in Political Science, specializing in American politics.