Each of the team will give you a brief synopsis of what they do and how their role fits into the bigger picture of a 21st century tech company.
About the Company:
NovaFori is a leading digital transformation company, building marketplaces and auction platforms, overlaid with data science. We work with forward looking companies to convert inefficient analogue processes into digital ones, all along the value chain.
Digital transformation enables cost optimisation, revenue enhancement and importantly greater global distribution.
The company is based in the UK with clients globally.
We have enabled large multi-national companies to expand at an accelerated rate before and during the pandemic.
Our client base includes Christies (Global Auction House), Carnext & Leaseplan (Automotive sales and leasing), Hilco (Domain and IP platform), LLoyds of London, and Climate Impact X (Singapore based Carbon credit trading platform).
About the Speakers:
This event will have the following speakers.
Raquel Garrido - Lead Data Engineer
Raquel studied Telecommunication Engineering at Malaga University.
Raquel spent 8 years working as a Radio Access Network Engineer and Project Manager in several Telecommunications companies and has a Master´s degree in Advanced Analytics on Big Data from Malaga University.
Raquel has been working for the last 5 years in Data Science at two companies (Tupl and currently at Novafori).
Raquel is in charge of defining/developing/maintaining architecture, ETL processes, optimization and training algorithms for machine learning.
Raquel is currently the technical lead on a new Data-as-a-service product for NovaFori.
Dmitry Shendryk - Data Scientist/ML Engineer
Dmitry has been working with Machine Learning and Data Science since 2016.
Before this Dmitry worked as Web Developer.
Dmitry completed his Masters in Computer Science at Beihang University in China.
He has worked in Siemens and EPAM. His specializations are computer vision, recommendations systems, regression models and NLP.
He loves doing Kaggle and Leetcode and is a keen contributor to open-source projects.
Marta Felices - Data Engineer
Marta has a degree in Telecommunications Engineering from Malaga University and a Masters in Telematics and Telecommunication Networks.
Marta has worked as wireless test solution engineer as well as 8 years as a software engineer on several wireless based products (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G/3G/4G, RFID or WSN).
Marta came from the application support team to the Data Science team and her current role is to assist with data migration to a near real-time data warehouse and the implementation of a data scraping tool for a new product.
Alicja Kaminska - Behavioural Data Scientist
Alicja has a first-class masters in Data Science from London City University and has 3 years of work experience in the data science area.
Alicja is the behavioural data scientist at NovaFori.
Before she worked in financial risk management at EY and as a Data Analyst at Vodafone.
Alicja is currently involved in defining behavioural data processing strategies, as well as data modelling projects and hypothesis testing aiming to optimise marketplace performance.
James Quarmby - Intern
James has recently graduated with a Mechatronic Engineering Honors at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
James plans on doing a master’s degree in Data Science beginning in September.
James has done numerous Project internships throughout his studies relating to both Engineering and Data Science/Software Engineering.
William Burton - Team Lead / Head of Product
Will has spent the last 15 years working as a product development specialist in various industries.
He has helped design many different types of products from armoured vehicles and submarine antennas to open banking based mobile applications.
His role at NovaFori is to design and develop new products using data.
Will is also the team lead for the Data Science team at NovaFori.