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Dr. Amelie Anglade

Dr Amélie Anglade has worked for SoundCloud, Philips and Sony. She is a freelance Data Science Consultant specializing in Music Information Retrieval. Mostly engaged by music startups, she develops solutions for music data ranging from recommender systems and audio signal processing to re-ranking and classification algorithms.
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Prof. Dr. Marek Gagolewski

Dr. Marek Gagolewski is a Professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences and Warsaw University of Technology, researching and teaching on Data Science, Big Data, and Machine Learning. He teaches introductory and advanced courses in R, Python, and C++, and supervises PhD and MSc students in Computer and Data Science.
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Dr. Kristian Rother

Dr. Kristian Rother is a professional Python trainer, speaker and author. He has developed tools and techniques to support everybody in learning programming. He is the author of two Python books and Github training material, including the translation of key texts from English to German (Joel Grus 'Data Science from Scratch', and Wes McKinney 'Python for Data Analysis').
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Dr Jesús Martínez-Blanco

Dr Jesús Martínez-Blanco is a physicist turned data scientist with a broad interest in solving data related problems with Machine Learning, Data Analysis, and Data Visualization. He is Data Scientist at LiveIntent developing predictive models and recommenders. His stack includes Python, Igor, R, and JavaScript.
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Alessandro Pedori

Alessandro Pedori joined Yahoo! in 2000, when it was still hip. Later, he worked on accessing the web with phones that weren't particularly smart, proceeded to spend years in the localization industry, and fell in love with Python (it just made sense). He entered the world of data engineering from the backdoor.
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Srdjan Santic

Srdjan Santic is a Data Scientist at the Research Centre for Cheminformatics. He has 9+ years of experience in data analysis, statistical modeling, predictive analytics, and machine learning. He was also a Data Scientist at Feedzai, a startup from Portugal that's a global leader in the application of Machine Learning to online fraud detection.
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Dr Felipe Aguirre Martinez

Dr Felipe Aguirre Martinez is the Lead Data Scientist at WorkIT Software, Paris. Felipe is Colombian. He is a Mechanical Engineer with a Ph.D. in computer science from the Université de Technologie de Compiègne. Felipe is an alumnus of Data Science Retreat (Batch 09). During his Ph.D. and his first years of professional experience, he worked in the field of reliability and risk analysis.
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Daniel Voigt

Daniel Voigt Godoy is a Data Scientist and Programmer with more than 15 years of experience in Brazil and in Germany in the financial sector, including private banking and public treasury. He has led developer teams with more than 20 members.
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David Anderson

David Anderson began his career as a research scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs, and Sun Labs. A former CTO and Chief Architect, David has been leading the development of data intensive applications for companies and startups across Europe (e.g.agile methodologies, relational databases, distributed databases, recommendation engines).
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Dr. Jose Quesada

Jose Quesada is the founder and director of DSR. Jose helps others decide better, do better, or be better through data. Like everyone else, he doesn’t know what data science really is, but suspects it has to do with predicting the future before it catches you empty-handed. He has a PhD in Machine learning and worked at top research labs (U. of Colorado, Boulder, Carnegie Mellon, Max Planck Institute). Previously he was a data scientist consultant, specializing in customer lifetime value, and as the head data scientist for GetYourGuide.