Ian is an Entrepreneurial Geek, 30-late-ish, living in London (after 10 years in Brighton and a year in Latin America). Ian is the owner of an Artificial Intelligence consultancy and author of ‘The Artificial Intelligence Cookbook’which teaches you how to add clever algorithms to your software to make it smarter!
Erik likes to work with smart people and deliver great software. After 5+ years at Spotify, he recently left for new and exciting startup in NYC where he is leading the engineering team. At Spotify, Erik built up and lead the team responsible for music recommendations and machine learning. They
J.D.Long is the current AVP Risk Management at RenaissanceRe and has a 15 year history of working as an analytics professional. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data scientists here. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back to, and do better? I’ve been asked
David Hand is Senior Research Investigator and Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Imperial College, London, and Chief Scientific Advisor to Winton Capital Management. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, and a recipient of the Guy Medal of the Royal Statistical Society. He has served (twice) as President of
Vanessa Sabino started her career as a system analyst in 2000, and in 2010 she jumped at the opportunity to start working with Digital Analytics, which brought together her educational background in Business, Applied Mathematics, and Computer Science. She gained experience from Internet companies in Brazil before moving to Canada,
Shane is the Co-Founder of KillBiller, a company that helps mobile operators to gain new customers. They provide a mobile phone plan comparison service in Ireland that allows people to use their own call, text, and data usage information to find the best value mobile tariff for their individual needs.
Cameron is an open source contributor, a pythonista and a data geek – he’s developed various cool libraries. His blog is worth a read, and I personally recommend his screencasts. He’s got a strong Mathematical background like myself, and he currently is Data Team Lead at Shopify. He’s possibly most
Ian started out as a theoretical physicist, moved into data science a few years ago and is now part of the data science team at Pivotal Labs, the agile software consulting arm of Pivotal. Ian has worked on a variety of customer engagements at Pivotal including catastrophe risk modelling, fashion
“Those who rely on gut instinct or trivial analyses will be out-competed” Interview with Data Scientist Jon Sedar
Jon is a consulting data scientist, trained in physics and machine learning, with 10 years professional background in data analysis and management consulting. He co-manages a niche data science consultancy called Applied AI, operating primarily in the insurance sector throughout UK, Ireland and Europe. He’s also an organiser and volunteer
Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. Follow Peadar’s series of interviews with data