Experienced leader, Data Scientist and strategist with a unique combination of analytical and leadership expertise of 10 years in industry, and 10 years in academia. Managed large multinational and multidisciplinary projects. Designed complex machine learning models involving neural network implementations, natural language processing (NLP) and computer vision, as well as predictive models. During academia I realized the gap between scientific projects and technology transfer. I co-founded a technology spin-up / big data analytics platform and was involved in several other start-ups in the big data and IoT domains.