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Summary

Experienced Data Scientist and Digital Executive with a demonstrated history of working in the consulting and tech industry. Skilled in Digital Strategy, Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Engineering and Data Science. Strong professional with a Master of Science focused in Web Science, Machine Learning and Distributed Computing from University College London.

Work History

Feb 2017present

Analytics and Technology Strategy Advisor

Public

Public is a Venture Capital firm that helps startups transform the public sector. I'm reporting directly to the founder, who is a former technology and strategy advisor of David Cameron. www.public.io

April 2016present

Director (founder)

impactventures.io LTD.

Parent company for my contract and startup activities.

May 2016January 2017

Head of Data Science Innovation

Department for Work and Pensions, Digital

Led the data science innovation team at DWP Digital. Challenged the status quo and developed new digital customer journeys. My programs included but were not limited to conversational agents (chatbots) and voice-interfaces, A.I. supported knowledge management systems, predictive modelling and fraud detection. 

Nov 2015Apr 2016

Lead Data Scientist (co-founder)

Faction Ltd

Led the development of the core technology behinds Faction's paid social advertising solution. Managed the development and integration of the machine learning and data pipeline using Apache Spark. Funded by Entrepreneur First, Europe’s leading start-up accelerator. 

Jun 2015Sep 2015

Data Science Researcher

Media Gamma Ltd

Development new algorithm for lookalike audience targeting in my dissertation: "Response prediction in behavioural targeted display advertising with latent semantic user segmentation".

Feb 2014May 2015

Product Commercialisation Lead, EMEA

Google UK

Led the commercialisation strategy for emerging products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Partnered with product, engineering and sales teams to identify trends, seize opportunities and continuously deliver product updates. Specified requirements and developed prototypes including leading-edge data applications to drive business growth.

Feb 2014Sep 2014

Project Manager, Google Campus

Google UK

Google 20% Project Work – Managed the Google Campus Mentoring program as well as redesigned the internal and external processes for recruiting Mentee and Mentor.

Jan 2013Jan 2014

Analytical Lead, UK

Google UK

Advised on digital marketing and digital strategy to S&P/FTSE 100 firms in the travel and finance industry. 

May 2010Dec 2012

Senior Industry Analyst, DACH

Google Ireland

Analytically evaluated volumes, growth rates and return-on-investment characteristics of international strategies under detailed consideration of competitive dynamics, shifts in user behaviours, economic indicators and statistical forecasting models.

Feb 2006Mar 2010

Management Trainee

Telefonica o2

Education

20142015

Master of Science (MSc) Web Science & Big Data Analytics

University College London (UCL)

Computer science program covering mathematics, statistics, machine intelligence, information retrieval, data mining, cloud computing, security as well as graph and social network analysis.

20052010

Bachelor of Science (BSc) Business Information Systems

Munich University of Applied Sciences

Computer science program covering various business modules, database modelling, software engineering, managing software projects and enterprise information systems.

Certifications and Awards

20102015

7x Google Innovation and Impact Awards

May 2012Present

Google Digital Media Professional

Interests

Music Production, DJing, Synthesizer, Programming, Traveling, Football, Fitness, Video and Board Games, Socialising

Languages

German - Native language   |   English - Full professional proficiency