Scotland Data Science & Technology MeetUp

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We started this group to build a community to discuss general insights into the market and share personal experiences of working and operating in this area. We hope to cover skills shortages, technological advancements and organisational implications in Data Science and Technology during our series of meetups. All skill levels are welcome.

  • Presentation 1 - Smart logistics and Supply Chains in the 21st Century - Andy McMahon, Head of Data Science and Machine Learning at Streamba - www.streamba.net (www.streamba.net)

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    Streamba are a software startup in Glasgow which specialises in smart software solutions for logistics, with a current focus on the onshore and offshore components of the oil and gas energy supply chain. Their technology solutions currently have coverage of 75% of the energy supply chain of the North Sea. As Head of Data Science and Machine Learning, Andy has been working on ways to make these software solutions smart through the use of advanced data analytics and machine learning. Before joining Streamba in March 2017, Andy was a PhD student in Computational Physics at Imperial College London, where he used advanced numerical and computational methods to calculate the properties of materials for application in solar cells. In this talk he will touch...

  • Stephen O’Sullivan, VP Engineering at Silicon Valley Data Science - www.svds.com - Details on presentation to follow asap.

    We also have Miro Gregorovic – Senior Data Modeller at Sopra Steria - www.linkedin.com

    Miro is currently working on a Fixed Income data integration for an Edinburgh-based Asset Manager. Besides his ‘day’ job Miro has been active in the Edinburgh FinTech community, namely in 2016 he spotted a great appetite to connect IT and Finance professionals together to galvanize innovation – ScotFinTECH was born with bold ambition to replicate Silicon Valley’s entrepreneur spirit which Miro enjoyed during his 2 years working at SanDisk. He holds a BSc degree in Information Systems from Czech Technical University in Prague and MS in System Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. Miro’s professional experience has been focused on data modelling and creating new value from business data in various industries ranging from r...