Dr. Amélie 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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Dr. Tristan Behrens

Dr. Tristan Behrens holds a Ph.D. in Artificial Intelligence (TU Clausthal) and is building up his Deep Learning practice via http://ai-guru.de. Previously he was engaged in the automotive industry, consulting in the Volkswagen AppFactory, executing mobility strategies for MHP Porsche, being a founding member of the Porsche Digital Lab and running his own AI practice.

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Gerrit Gruben

Gerrit Gruben combines broad capabilities in Machine Learning and Big Data strategies, e.g. from implementing a scalable tracking system as a microservice deploying on AWS to using Apache Spark and Scala for practical machine learning tasks. Gerrit holds a double degree in Computer Science and in Mathematics from the Free University of Berlin.

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Philipp Schmidt

Philipp Schmidt is a Data Scientist and Software Engineer at Fyber, a mobile advertising technology company built by developers, with 500+ million monthly active users. Philipp has equally strong and broad machine learning capabilities. Philipp is a fan of Scala and Akka, and endorses reactive and functional programming paradigms.

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Dania Meira

Dania Meira got her first position as a Data Scientist in 2012. Daily, she handles data in technologies like Redshift, MySQL and Hive databases with Python, R, Spark, and Scala.
Dania studied Applied Mathematics (Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)  and holds a Master's degree in Computer Science (Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil). She is also an active jiu-jitsu practitioner.

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Sandra MenesesSQL, NoSQL
Nour Karessli

Nour Karessli is a Computer Vision engineer at EyeEm, focusing on few-shots image classification using text embeddings. Nour holds a Master's degree in Computer Science (Universität des Saarlandes), and was a research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, and published on so-called zero-shot learning. She also has a Bachelor degree from Damascus University.

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Adam Green

Adam Green is an Energy Data Scientist at the startup Tempus Energy. He is on a mission to decarbonise the supply of heat and electricity, and in particular to use machine learning in solving energy problems. He forecasts energy prices using supervised Neural Networks, and he is testing Reinforcement Learning models to optimize energy systems. Adam holds a Masters of Science in Advanced Process Design for Energy from the University of Manchester, UK.

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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 is the author of best-selling books on Python and R programming and many R packages, including the famous stringi package. Marek holds a PhD in Computer Science from the Polish Academy of Sciences.

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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). Alessandro is an independent consultant, mostly concentrating on distributed systems and natural language processing (NLP). Alessandro holds a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from the Università di Bologna.

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Daniel Voigt Godoy

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. His stack has included MatLab, R, Statistica, Python (numpy, scipy, scikit-learn, pandas), Java, Apache Spark, and Scala.

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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. He is also responsible for User Education at data Artisans, helping users learn how to get the most out of Apache Flink.

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Kevin Wong

Kevin Wong works as Product Manager at OLX, a global online marketplace that leads the classified ads market in India, Pakistan, Brazil, and Poland. Previously he had roles in Data Science and Product at Fyber and Zalando. Kevin studied International Business at the Erasmus University (Rotterdam) and holds a Master's degree in Operational Research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 

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Pawel Jankiewicz

Pawel Jankiewicz is a Lead Data Scientist at Growbots, an AI-powered outbound sales platform. He has a background in Finance and Banking, working for 6 years in one of the biggest banks in Poland as a reporting specialist. After repeated success in Data Science competitions, he switched careers. He works on Natural Language Processing analytics. He enjoys Kaggle, and has achieved 8 honors at competitions.

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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.Jesús holds a PhD in Condensed Matter and Material Physics from Universidad Autonóma de Madrid. 

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Sandra MenesesD3, plotly, bokeh, SVG, Canvas
Dr. Patrick Baier

Patrick Baier is a Machine Learning engineer at Zalando, where he is designing and implementing distributed machine learning algorithms in the fraud detection domain. Working at the intersection of machine learning and production code, he is experienced in a large and diverse tech stack, including Spark, Scala, SQL, AWS, Docker, R and Python. Patrick holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Stuttgart.

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Steve Upton

Steve Upton is a software engineer with a background in testing, messaging, and distributed system design. Steve worked at IBM on a variety of projects, from Mainframes to Microservices and was a voting member of the OASIS MQTT Technical Committee. He currently works for HERE Deutschland as a QA Lead on Microservices and IoT systems. Steve studied Computer Science at Cardiff University and Physics at The Open University.

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Sandra Menesesmicroservices
Dr. Elad Verbin

Dr. Elad Verbin is the founding partner and chief scientist at Berlin Innovation Ventures, a venture capital fund that also acts as an incubator for tech-first startups. He is a Computer Scientist and Data Scientist, specializing in predictive modeling, algorithm engineering, and blockchain technologies. Elad received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University. He is a co-organizer of the Berlin PyData Meetup.

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