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.