dsh-jury-2019

Csaba Miko - Global CRM Data Science Leader, Procter & Gamble, Switzerland

Csaba Miko is a Data Science enthusiast, responsible for the Global CRM Data Science team for the past 2 years in P&G.

Action oriented, particularly interested in applied machine learning and Interactive data mining techniques, Csaba enjoys learning new things and experimenting with edge cases in his field and beyond.
His favourite saying is: The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second-best time is now.

Radoslaw Kita - Head of Data Science, Ringier Axel Springer, Poland

Radosław Kita has spent the last 19 years on rumbling, merging, sorting, joining, cleaning and mining data in various forms. He worked for Internet portal (Onet), bank (Alior), TV (TVN), eCommerce platform (Allegro), telecom (VEON) and SVOD platform (Showmax). He was responsible for building analytical and reporting systems, data science strategy or migration from legacy systems.

Currently, Radosław is the Head of Data Science of Ringier Axel Springer.

Previously, he worked as Research and AI Team Manager at Adform, one of the leaders in adtech world, where he was responsible for a team that was developing new algorithms for purposes of Real-Time Bidding.

Conan McMurtrie - Senior Data Scientist, SparkBeyond, UK

Conan McMurtrie is a Senior Data Scientist at SparkBeyond, a company specialising in automated hypothesis generation in the world’s growing data ecology. He studied physics before embarking on a career in data science and software engineering. Since then, he has worked in a range of roles in digital marketing, financial services, software engineering and artificial intelligence research. In that time, he also completed master’s degrees in linguistics and machine learning.

He has published conference papers in ICTAI and in the open research domain. His areas of specialism include natural language processing and neural network modelling. In AI research, his interests lie in genetic algorithms, generative models and reinforcement learning.

David Thelan - Senior Data Scientist, SparkBeyond, UK

David Thelan is a Senior Data Scientist at SparkBeyond, a company specialising in automated hypothesis generation in the world’s growing data ecology.

He studied maths through to PhD before embarking on a career in applied research and data science. Prior to joining SparkBeyond where he has worked across a number of different industries and sectors focusing principlely on Retail and CPG his work was in more restrictive domain of Defence.

While this has limited his public footprint his interest/experience cover a number of multinational projects looking at automated anomaly detection, geo-spatial modelling, image content extraction and distributed algorithmic design.

Baptiste Tougeron - Ad Effectiveness Specialist, Southern Europe, Market Insights EMEA, Google, France

Baptiste Tougeron is responsible of the Ad Effectiveness program for Southern Europe since May 2017. His main objective is to prove effectiveness of Google media measuring their impact on client’s business through different methodologies. His second challenge is to support and promote innovation within the measurement industry thanks to collaborative projects with clients, 3d party vendors and Media agencies.

Previously, Baptiste was the Global Director of Analytics at Havas Media, Analytics Director at Mediabrands France, and also worked at Nielsen and Unilever in Latin America (Colombia) on performance & measurement topics.

Baptiste has an International Bachelor Degree in Management and Strategy, and is certified from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) on Big Data and Analytics. He is also a teacher at Sciences Po Paris for the International Master in Communication, Media and Creative Industry.