Dr. Paul Balm is a senior Data Scientist of Amadeus IT Group in Madrid.
He studied Experimental Physics at the University of Amsterdam and obtained a PhD. after particle physics research at CERN in Geneva (Switzerland) and at Fermilab near Chicago, IL (USA). He then joined the European Space Agency to work on mission planning and data analysis for different scientific missions, such as the INTEGRAL, Herschel, and Gaia satellites.
Amadeus operates the leading platform for global distribution of air fares and one of the primary passenger service systems that form the heart of an airline’s business. He has years of hands-on experience with Big Data technology and the application of data science to the reams of data these systems generate, and the extraction of insights for Amadeus’ customers.