Alle Referenten

Predictive Analytics World Berlin
13.-14. November 2017, Estrel Hotel Berlin

Dean Abbott
Dean Abbott

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist

Dean Abbott is Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist of SmarterHQ, and President of Abbott Analytics, Inc. in San Diego, California. Mr. Abbott is an internationally recognized data mining and predictive analytics expert with over two decades of experience applying advanced data mining algorithms, data preparation techniques, and data visualization methods to real-world problems, including fraud detection, risk modeling, text mining, personality assessment, response modeling, survey analysis, planned giving, and predictive toxicology.

Mr. Abbott is the author of Applied Predictive Analytics (Wiley, 2014) and co-author of IBM SPSS Modeler Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2013). He is a highly-regarded and popular speaker at Predictive Analytics and Data Mining conferences and meetups, and is on the Advisory Boards for the UC/Irvine Predictive Analytics Certificate as well as the UCSD Data Mining Certificate programs.

He has a B.S. in Mathematics of Computation from Rensselaer (1985) and a Master of Applied Mathematics from the University of Virginia (1987).

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Megha Agarwal
Megha Agarwal

Data Scientist

I am currently working as a Data Scientist at Pivotal Labs, London. My role essentially requires me to identify the potential ways to create and deliver value from client’s data. I am focused on developing smart apps by applying machine learning and statistics. I have done my Masters in Machine Learning and HPC form University of Bristol.

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Christian Deger
Christian Deger

Architect

Christian Deger is a coding architect at AutoScout24. He is deeply involved with "Tatsu", the project that transforms the matured AutoScout24 IT setup into a nextgen Web-Scale IT platform.

After many years of software development, Christian is still excited about advances in technology and new ideas and concepts.

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Dr. Christian Elsassser
Dr. Christian Elsassser

Manager Data Analytics

Christian Elsasser entwickelt für die Swiss Re Datenanalyse-Lösungen basierend auf grossen externen Datensätzen. Christian studierte Physik, Ökonomie und Computerwissenschaften und arbeitete am CERN an der Auswertung von Datensätzen des Large Hadron Collider. Zudem ist er aktuell Lehrbeauftragter im Bereich ""Scientific computing"" an der Universität Zürich.

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Dr. Marcus Groß
Dr. Marcus Groß

Senior Data Analyst

Dr. Marcus Groß (Jahrgang 1985) studierte Statistik in München und Berlin. Seit seiner Promotion im Jahr 2016 zu räumlichen Messfehlermodellen im Bereich der Survey-Statistik ist er als Senior Data Analyst für die INWT Statistics GmbH tätig. Neben Wahlforschung beschäftigt er sich mit Predictive Analytics in den Bereichen CRM und Online Marketing.

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Dr. Ralph Grothmann
Dr. Ralph Grothmann

Principal Consultant

Diploma and PhD in economics with a focus on quantitative finance, especially modeling with neural networks. Since 2003 with Siemens Corporate Technology in Munich. Principal Consultant for learning systems.

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Dr. Aviv Gruber
Dr. Aviv Gruber

Data Scientist

Aviv Gruber is a cloud networking data scientist at Huawei Tel Aviv research center. He is a B.Sc./M.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and a Ph.D. in machine learning and data mining from the IEM department of Tel-Aviv University. He gained experience in industrial companies such as Intel, CyberArk and BMT (UK). Aviv is experienced in presenting his research work, both to the business and academic communities.

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Alex Hancock
Alex Hancock

Head of Treasury Analytics

Alex Hancock is Head of Treasury Analytics for Shell. He leads the Treasury Analytics Team in tackling challenges such as short and long term cash forecasting, counter party exposure, credit & risk. In a former role he was Analytics Manger for Shell Lubricants Supply Chain with a focus on forecast accuracy, supply chain optimisation and inventory management.

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Sigrid Keydana
Sigrid Keydana

Data Scientist

Spezialistin für Machine Learning / Data Science / Deep Learning mit breitem Hintergrund in Linguistik, Statistik, Softwareentwicklung, Datenbankadministration und Performance-Optimierung.

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Andreas Kulpa
Andreas Kulpa

COO

Andreas Kulpa verantwortet den operativen Ausbau der DATAlovers AG. Der erfahrene Manager und Entrepreneur verbindet intelligente IT-Lösungen und Advanced Analytics mit dem Schwerpunkt digitaler Geschäftskundenvertrieb. Zuletzt verantwortete er das Portfolioinvestmentgeschäft als Vice President bei arvato Financial Solutions bei Bertelsmann. Zuvor war er bei Steria Mummert Consulting und Pironet NDH AG tätig.

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Jan Marcinkowski
Jan Marcinkowski

High Risk Merchant Underwriting & Credit Risk Management

Jan Marcinkowski ist für das Credit Risk Management und das New Merchant Underwriting der Concardis verantwortlich. Zu seinen Herausforderungen in diesem Zusammenhang zählt u.a. das frühzeitige Erkennen von potenziellen Corporate Defaults und die risikoadäquate Erweiterung des Merchant-Portfolios durch neue Vertragspartner. Zuvor sammelte er nach Abschluss seines Masterstudiums im Schwerpunkt Finance & Accounting Erfahrungen im M&A Umfeld bei Big4 Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaften.

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Dr. David Stephenson
Dr. David Stephenson

Freelance Data Scientist

Dr. David Stephenson is an independent consultant in the field of data science and big data analytics. He has led global analytics programs for companies such as eBay, Axel Springer and Coolblue (a skyrocketing ecommerce player in the Netherlands) and has worked extensively in insurance, capital markets, and financial risk management. He has also served as an expert advisor to top-tier investment, private equity and management consulting firms.
David completed his Ph.D. at Cornell University and was subsequently Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, teaching applied analytics to graduate students in the engineering and Wharton business schools.

David is currently based in Amsterdam.

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Chris Turner
Chris Turner

Co-Founder

Chris is co-founder of StrataBridge, a boutique consulting firm that specialises in advising fast-moving, brand led organisations on strategy development, deployment and delivery, connecting the dots between the
hard and soft organisational issues to deliver sustainable growth inunpredictable circumstances.

A highly respected facilitator, Chris has a unique ability to understand and simplify complex business issues and opportunities and translate these intoaction. He has worked with leadershipteams around the world, helping them to create, articulate and realise their strategies through insightful diagnosis, leveraging connections and joined-up decision-making, and building capabilities to bridge to the future. Chris is a regular speaker on bridging the gap between strategy development and execution, at international conferences
and company strategy sessions.

Chris’s long-term client relationships are built on his ability to balance the delivery of fast results with sustainability, and Chris’s clients include AstraZeneca, Becton Dickinson, Coca-Cola, Compass Minerals, Mars, Mass Mart SA, PZ Cussons,SC Johnson, Shell, Unilever, Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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Lukas Vermeer
Lukas Vermeer

Data Scientist

Lukas combines industry experience in online experimentation and Data Science with an academic background in computing science and machine learning. Highly motivated, quick-witted, eager to learn, coach and teach, and able to think outside of any given box, Lukas has excellent analytical skills, communicative abilities and technical dexterity. He can unravel the problem, explain the answer and build the solution.Currently employed by Booking.com, the world's leading accommodation website, Lukas is responsible for the internal tooling and training that helps product development improve the customer experience in measurable steps through thousands of experiments.

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Arif Wider
Arif Wider

Consultant Developer

ThoughtWorks

Dr. Arif Wider is a senior consultant and developer at ThoughtWorks Germany, where he builds scalable web applications, teaches Scala, and consults on Big Data topics. Before joining ThoughtWorks he has been in research with a focus on data synchronisation, bidirectional transformations and domain-specific languages.

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Phil Winters
Phil Winters

Senior Managing Partner

Auf internationalem Parkett gilt Phil Winters als der „Father of Customer Intelligence“, weil er leidenschaftlich für die Bedürfnisse der Kunden kämpft. Als Experte für Strategien aus der Perspektive des Kunden findet er immer neue Wege, die es Unternehmen ermöglichen, das Kundenerlebnis zu verbessern und die Loyalität ihrer Kunden zu stärken. Mit mehr als 300 Firmen weltweit hat Phil erfolgreich zusammengearbeitet. Heute gibt er seine Erfahrungen aus über 30 Jahren Praxis als unabhängiger Berater, Autor und Referent in Keynotes und Vorträgen sowie in Workshops und Seminaren weiter.

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