2017 Data Science Event Programme

Data Science Event 2017 This event is an opportunity to meet practicing data scientists and organisations interested in recruiting candidates from Cambridge. Data science is a growth area for jobs, with an increasing number of employers seeking candidates who can use scientific principles to analyse large, often unstructured data sets to find patterns, solve problems and support decision making. Talk to the data scientists to find out what their jobs entail, what skills are needed, and how you can explore data science as a career opportunity. AB Initio Software Ltd ........................................................................................................................................ 2 Career Biography - Owen Astley ................................................................................................................... 2 The Alan Turing Institute.................................................................................................................................... 2 Career Biography - James Geddes ............................................................................................................... 3 AIG..................................................................................................................................................................... 3 Career Biography - Yuanyuan Liu.................................................................................................................. 4 ASI Data Science............................................................................................................................................... 4 Career Biography - Marc Warner ................................................................................................................... 5 ASOS................................................................................................................................................................. 5 Career Biography - Soraya Hausl .................................................................................................................. 5 BCG Gamma ..................................................................................................................................................... 6 Career Biography - Iman Karimi .................................................................................................................... 6 Cambridge Data................................................................................................................................................. 7 Career biography - Jonathan Brech............................................................................................................... 8 Cubica Technology ............................................................................................................................................ 8 Career Biography - Russell Brandon ............................................................................................................. 9 Expedia .............................................................................................................................................................. 9 Global Data ...................................................................................................................................................... 10 Career Biography - Fenix Leung.................................................................................................................. 10 Government Operational Research Service.................................................................................................... 11 The Hut Group ................................................................................................................................................. 11 Career Biography - Kit Burgess ................................................................................................................... 11 illumr ................................................................................................................................................................ 12 Career Biography - Jason Lee ..................................................................................................................... 12 Informetis Europe ............................................................................................................................................ 13 Career Biography - Feifan Chen .................................................................................................................. 13 King.................................................................................................................................................................. 13 Career Biography - Sabine Crevoisier ......................................................................................................... 14 Pivigo ............................................................................................................................................................... 14 Career Biography - Deepak Mahtani ........................................................................................................... 14 Quantbet .......................................................................................................................................................... 15 Career Biography - Samuel Peck ................................................................................................................ 15 Quantcast ........................................................................................................................................................ 16 Career Biography – Peter Day..................................................................................................................... 16 Schroders Investment Management................................................................................................................ 16 Career Biography – Chris Cooper................................................................................................................ 17 Tesco Supply Chain Transformation ............................................................................................................... 17 Career Biography – Shona Gibson .............................................................................................................. 18 UCAS............................................................................................................................................................... 18 Career Biography – Sher Tang .................................................................................................................... 18 viagogo ............................................................................................................................................................ 19 YouGov PLC.................................................................................................................................................... 19 Career Biography – Alex Walther ................................................................................................................ 20

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