Aeronautical engineering graduate Lokesh.R transitioned to data science as a BI Analyst at Blend360. Recognizing his field's limitations, he pursued data science for its expanding opportunities. Overcoming doubts, he gained confidence through mentorship. Lokesh advises non-IT graduates aspiring to enter data science to focus on problem-solving, practice coding, and develop proficiency in visualization tools. He emphasizes genuine projects and a proactive interview approach.