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14 inspirational talks. 28 workshops. 6 datathons

Omayma Said
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Omayma Said
Data Scientist @ Wuzzuf | Egypt
Digging deep into data, finding new insights and communicating results effectively -- Omayma rocks it all. She works as a data scientist at a tech startup and considers data as the voice of their users. Coming from an electronics engineering background, her primary aim is to enable different teams within the company to make data-informed decisions.
Sergio Gonzalezsanz
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Sergio González Sanz
Data Scientist @ Zalando | Ireland
When it comes to Big Data, data analysis and engineering, Sergio feels like a fish in water. He is Research Engineer Lead at Zalando, Europe's largest fashion e-commerce company. With a Ph.D. in Data Mining and Machine Learning, Sergio is focused on understanding and improving customer experience capitalising on a wide variety of data sources utilising the latest technologies.
Mirko Lorenz
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Mirko Lorenz
Co-founder @ Datawrapper | Germany
How can technology and data help enable better journalism? If you want the answer, Mirko is the best person to ask. He is a senior expert for data-driven journalism and use of technology in newsrooms. He has founded a tool helping journalists worldwide to create charts and maps in minutes. Mirko is a member of the Deutsche Welle Research- and Cooperation team and a contributor to the "Data Journalism Handbook".
Isabella Gollini
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Isabella Gollini
Assistant Professor @ University College Dublin | Ireland
Isabella is an Assistant Professor in Statistics at University College Dublin. Having a broad experience in analyzing complex data, she works closely with scientists with different expertise to develop new statistical techniques. Isabella is active in organising international events to promote diversity in the Statistics, Data Science, Network Science, and R communities.
Chris Ninnes
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Chris Ninnes
Data Scientist @ Facebook | UK
Chris Ninnes is a data scientist in Facebook's Cross Border Business team in London. He seeks out the challenges to growing a business internationally with Facebook, and turns these insights into product strategy. He started his career in consulting, helping businesses use data to improve their internal processes and controls, and is a named inventor of Deloitte's 'Spotlight' audit analytics platform.
Alice Lynch
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Alice Lynch
Data Scientist @ Zalando | Ireland
Alice is a Data Scientist at Zalando, Europe's largest fashion e-commerce company. The Oxford-graduate developes machine learning systems that provide a personalised shopping experience to 25 million customers. Having began her career researching fundamental physics, inferring the meaning behind vast data sets has always been core to her motivation. She has worked on a variety of data science solutions always with a keen focus on measurable business and customer impact.
Timothy Frohner
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Timothy Frohner
Product Experience Analyst @ Facebook | UK
If you have massive statistical, econometric or economic data to analyze, give it to Timothy and relax. He will nail it. Timothy is a Product Experience Analyst in Facebook's Cross Border Business team in London. He developed his jaw-dropping data analysis skills and product focus working as a data scientist in various Berlin-based start-ups and mobile app developers before recently relocating to London.
Christiaan Triebert
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Christiaan Triebert
Investigative Reporter @ Bellingcat | Netherlands
If you’re interested in investigative journalism or conflict research, you’ve probably heard of Christiaan who is a conflict researcher at Bellingcat. He trains journalists from all over the globe how to verify open sources and use these for investigative reporting. Christiaan’s digital reconstruction of the Turkish coup d’état attempt won the Innovation Award of the European Press Prize. DataFest Tbilisi is proud to host him for the second time now.
Erekle Magradze
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Erekle Magradze
Data Scientist @ CERN | Germany
Were you impressed when world’s top physicists announced they had just discovered a new sub-atomic particle consistent with the long-sought Higgs boson back in 2012? Well, Erekle was member of the experiment team at CERN when that happened. He is a DevOps Architect and Data Analyst with a Ph.D. in application of Machine Learning methods for large scale computing infrastructures management and operations automation.
Aimée O’Beirne
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Aimée O’Beirne
Fashion Data Expert @ Zalando | Ireland
If you think fashion and technology are at opposite poles and can never cross, you should meet Aimée O’Beirne, the Fashion Data Expert and Content Strategist at Zalando. With an established background in fashion design, fashion buying and trend forecasting, Aimée helps to strengthen the relationship between technology and fashion, working alongside research and software engineers. She is currently working to strategise the automation of content on the Zalando shop.
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