CSO & Co-founder at Bigfinite
Co-founder and CSO of Bigfinite, member of the PDA scientific committee, Lead of the AI in Operations team for the AI Xavier University and professor of AI subjects at the University (UAB), member of the Science Experts in the Spanish Parliament on big data and artificial intelligence. Toni has written numerous articles in the Pharma field and holds international patents related to the encryption, storage and processing of large volumes of data for regulated environments in the cloud. Toni is Physicist, Master in Information and Knowledge Society and post graduated in quality systems for manufacturing and research pharmaceutical processes.
Chairman, Quant Prophets
MA, MBA, CPA
Michael E. Bryant, MA, MBA, CPA, CBE, serves as Chairman of the Board of Quant Prophets, a firm active in the development and application of quantum computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and blockchain technology, in the quantitative finance, healthcare, metals and mining, and fashion sectors. He frequently serves as an Event Speaker, Panelist, and Conference Workshop Instructor in these disciplines.
Michael formerly served as the Chairman of the Board of Healthcare Data Technology, and as Chairman of the Board of World Blockchain Foundation (.Net). He is Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Blockchain Expert, and a CFA Level I Candidate.
Director of Data Science EMEA, APAC, ANZ
Leading data science teams, projects and workstreams. Business facing leader who quickly recognizes business value / opportunities for data science and has strong stakeholder engagement / management skills Has experience with most Regression and classification models, neural networks and most libraries. Deployment and strong understanding of sales / demand forecasting solutions
eVP Strategy at HG Insights
Tim has helped guide several business intelligence organizations with senior leadership roles within Gideon Gartner's GIGA and Forrester Research Group. He has also globally led the technology businesses of Computerwire, Butler, Datamonitor, Ovum, Kable Research and latterly Pivotal iQ a company he founded. Bringing a comprehensive and independent point of view, Tim has over 20 years’ experience in the intelligence industry and is seen as a thought leader on using Data Science to transform an organization’s sales and marketing processes. As CEO of Pivotal iQ he established himself as a global thought leader in ICT sourcing. Following the sale of Pivotal iQ to HG Insights Tim in his role as eVP Strategy is currently engaged on many data science initiatives with some of the world’s leading technology brands. Tim earned his MBA in Sustainability Leadership from the University of Cumbria.
Senior Data Scientist at Allstate Northern Ireland
Dr Jaclyn Harron is a Senior Data Scientist with Allstate Northern Ireland and is based at the Northwest Catalyst Innovation Centre in Derry/Londonderry. Jaclyn’s background is in statistics, having previously worked as a Statistician with the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency. She holds a PhD from Queens University, Belfast. Jaclyn has project managed a team of Data Scientists within a Computer Vision Startup to develop a suite of models predicting anything from gender and age, to mood and facial recognition. In her most recent role, she uses R and Python to build predictive models in a Marketing environment.
Data Scientist and Educator
Dr. Mohammed Khursheed Akhtar has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of Teaching, Research, Consulting and IT. He is working as a Senior Advisor/Data Scientist/Head/Deputy Project Manager in different departments of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since 1989.
He is currently employed as a Senior Advisor at Research and Studies Unit at Strategic Center to Kingdom Vision Realization in King Abdulaziz University since August 2019 until today.
He worked as a Data Scientist at Web Observatory for Web Studies since April 2017 to July 2019. He worked as a Research Fellow at Strategic Department of KAU from 2011 to 2107, as a Deputy Project Manager in KAU-ERP Implementation Project in King Abdulaziz University from October 2008 to 2011.
His research interests are in application of Big Data, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Statistical Modelling., ERP (SAP) Architecture and Computer Component-Based Development (CBD). Software Development Methodologies, Risk Management. Geographical Information systems, Relational Database Development & Project Management.
Author of 5 books (under publication), more than 10 chapters and 25 published articles and co-author of more than 20 articles and conference publications. He delivered lecture on several conferences and Seminars as a Speakers.
Vice President, Partnerships & Strategy at VISIMO
MPA, Policy Research & Analysis – University of Pittsburgh, BA, International Studies – Rhodes College
Alex has 10+ years of experience building relationships with private, public, and nonprofit clients. Alex earned his MPA from the University of Pittsburgh and has worked for various levels of local government, including the City of Pittsburgh Mayor’s Office, the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, and the Allegheny County Manager’s Office. He drives VISIMO’s connections to the Pittsburgh tech and political community – he recently moderated a panel at the Pittsburgh Tech and Data Summit (“The Ethical Dilemma of Artificial Intelligence: Issues with Bias and Liability”), and serves as a member of the PyCon 2020 Program Review Committee.
AI Research Scientist | Blockchain Evangelist | Author | TEDx Speaker
Prajit Datta, AI Research Scientist, at AFRY, based out of Gothenburg, Sweden.
He is also serving as a group manager for the AI Global Competence Group at AFRY. His recent involvements are in the development of Conversational AI Platform, AI-enabled HVAC Regulator. His team, AI & Future Technologies is known for its fully developed plug and play AI Product which has got capabilities of doing smart surveillance and is GDPR Compatible.
A 3 times TEDx Speaker and author of 2 books, He is a regular international public speaker on technology and had delivered talks across major continents (Asia, Europe, and the US).
He likes to mentor and teaches aspirants to leverage their skillsets and make them ready to contribute to the Data Science Community. A regular Kaggler and a seasoned Toastmaster. His vision is to develop intelligent systems using principles of artificial intelligence, which will change the way we look at the world or in short to make 'Person Of Interest'.
In his free time, he likes to read books, practice barbell activity in the gym and do yoga.
CEO and Data Scientist
I improved the "least square method" called "new square method", created the "dynamic local analysis method", developed the corresponding big data analysis software, made the multi-dimensional non-linear data regression, calculation simpler and more accurate, and found the best solution for the analysis of big data (data relational class).
Nick’s career in data spans more than 20 years, and he has successfully delivered projects for organisations that include GlaxoSmithKline, DHL and EDF.
He led the Big Data Insights programme at Markerstudy, responsible for the collection, analysis and visualisation of hundreds of millions of records a day and winner of four international awards. In early 2016, Nick formed Incited, a group dedicated to delivering innovative data solutions for organisations looking to gain advantage through data-led initiatives. Nick is a regular speaker on the big data journey, data science and machine learning. He has also lectured in computing and data analysis.
Researcher & Author
PHD in Computer Science & Eng
Dr. Smita Nirkhi has completed M.Tech in Computer Science Engineering, PHD in computer science & Eng. She has Published 39 papers in various international conferences & 7 papers in reputed and peer reviewed international journals. Also presented paper at International Conference at Singapore and IIT, Kanpur, India. She has received grant of 8 lakhs from AICTE for her Research under RPS. She has attended and organized STTP workshops along with other training programs. She has total 15 years of professional experience. She worked as a reviewer for various conferences. Her Area of interest include Soft computing, Data mining, web mining, pattern recognition, MANET, Digital Forensics ,Machine Intelligence, Pattern Recognition, Authorship Analysis, Data Science.
Manager, Technology Consulting - Data Science
After I graduated in economics, I started my career in business controlling in manufacturing, transitioned to overseas branch management, and after a period as a research consultant, corporate trainer, and lecturer, emerged as a data scientist. Currently, I work in London as a data science subject matter expert, for a consulting company. I love the thrill of understanding the business use case, navigating data for finding insights that allow building actionable solutions, and translating the results back to the business users. I have a high interest in the application of operational research and analytics to business strategy and marketing; I consider myself to be an analytics translator. I enjoy managing and mentoring people, as well as applying research to gather insights, making proposals for improvement and deploying the action strategy. I also hold a position as Honorary Lecturer of University of Liverpool.
Being a graduate in Applied Statistics I am data science practitioner capable of bringing scientific rigor to business decisions by intimidating data sources, unlock and scale the value in data, build Insight Products from the world of Data Science, generalize those analyses or anticipate questions and alert business to relevant changes. I am passionate in finding new and potentially unorthodox data sets using specialist Data Science tools and techniques including Big Data technologies, Intelligence Augmentation, Information Visualization, and Artificial Intelligence techniques; and extract the rich, hidden information they contain to enhance traditional data analytics.
Data Analytics Expert, Siemens AG - Germany
Vijay Pravin Maharajan is based in Munich, Germany working as a Data Analytics Expert at Siemens AG. Originally from India, he moved to Germany to do his Masters. He obtained Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Munich and since then he is working in Germany. He is the recipient of ‘Top 40 Data Scientists under 40’ in India. He is a TEDx Speaker and has also given talks on various International Conferences on a wide range of topics. He is the very first Indian to be invited for a TEDx talk in Germany below 30. He wants to inspire a lot of people and he is involved in such actions.