Davide Totaro

  • Toronto, Canada Area, CA

Data Scientist / Creative Coder

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

Data Scientist

Quantified Skin
2012 - Jan 2015

Developer

Self-employed
- Designed and developed front-end websites and back-end resources for third-party clients - Performed data analysis and processing for data visualization/infographics projects - Designed and developed Android apps for third-party clients - Performed UX, UI and graphic design of Web and mobile projects
Dec 2012 - Feb 2014

R&D Engineer, MIR researcher and Data Scientist

Stereomood
- Designed and developed mood-based music classification algorithms using machine learning techniques - Designed an innovative graph-based recommendation engine based on a hybrid approach - Performed semantic text analysis on music-related databases using Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques - Successfully reported updates, future plans and complex technical concepts to company's investors - Communicated with other companies regarding possible partnerships and service outsourcing
2009 - Nov 2013

Creative Technologist

Self-employed
- Successfully designed and developed hardware and software parts for interactive/multimedia projects as well as physical computing prototypes for third-party clients - Designed and developed multimedia Web apps and prototypes - Worked in heterogeneous teams during concept generation stages for art and design projects - Performed sound design analysis for interactive/multimedia projects Main clients: Volvo Trucks, Milan Design Week, Digital Con-Temporary Museum

Education

Education
2008 - 2012

Master of Science (MSc)

Politecnico di Milano
The Master covered a wide range of topics, including signal processing, computer music, acoustics, sound synthesis, 3D audio, music information retrieval systems. The curriculum was completed with a selection of courses offered by the “Giuseppe Verdi” Music Conservatory of Como (see related section).
2008 - 2010

Conservatorio "G. Verdi" di Como
Completed courses related to Sound Design, live performance of Electroacoustic Music, Multimedia Applications Design.
2006 - 2008

Bachelor of Science

Politecnico di Milano
2000 - 2005

Maturità Scientifica

Liceo Scientifico "R. Mattioli"

Skills

Skills

Blender

Web Applications

libpd

HTML5

JavaScript

Pandas

Ruby

NumPy

Django

Signal Processing

Java

Android

Machine Learning

Physical Computing

Python

Matlab

Max

Data Visualization

Music Information Retrieval

Audio Processing

Arduino

Interaction Design