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Katia Hayati

Data Scientist

Katia has worked for twelve years as an engineer, hands-on engineering manager, and consultant. She has worked at companies of all sizes, from tiny two-pers...on startups to major enterprises including Groupon and Microsoft. She specializes in data processing, data-related algorithms, searching, and machine learning, but she has worked up and down the whole stack. 

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Byron Formwalt

Data Scientist

Byron has twenty years of experience in highly technical algorithm development. He holds a PhD in electrical engineering and offers extensive knowledge of m...achine learning and video/image processing. Byron also has Toptal specializations in AI and data science. His skillset includes full-stack iOS and macOS desktop application development. 

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Allen Gary Grimm

Data Scientist

Fascinated by the intersection of abstraction and reality, Allen found his calling in data science. Formally trained in machine learning plus a breadth of e...xperience in applying ML as prototypes up through production, his specialty is in finding and implementing tractable solutions to complex data modeling problems: e.g., user behavior prediction, recommender systems, NLP, spam filters, deduplication, or feature engineering. 

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Gareth Morgan

Data Scientist

Gareth has nearly two decades of 3D, games, and VR development experience at all levels of the stack and on a number of platforms (including AAA console gam...es). He has been programming 3D, VR, and games engine since the 1990's—from R&D on sophisticated rendering techniques down to low-level driver development. 

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Jake Hershey, Ph.D.

Data Scientist

Jake is an accomplished marketing statistician, data scientist, and database programmer with 17 years of experience building SQL Server databases, predictiv...e models, machine learning solutions, and custom interactive web-based data visualizations. He is the founder of SurveyGraphics.com - a data visualization tool for the market research industry. 

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Robby Goetschalckx

Data Scientist

Robby is a machine learning expert with 10+ years of experience in research and back-end software development for machine learning solutions. With master's... degrees in computer science and artificial intelligence in addition to his PH.D. in computer science, Robby is well equipped to provide solutions to a variety of issues in companies of all sizes. 

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Katharina Roesler

Data Scientist

Katharina is currently working as a data scientist at Quora. Before beginning her professional career, she received her PhD in sociology from Stanford Unive...rsity, working on applied statistics and taking computer science courses. Overall, Katharina is a quick learner, pragmatic, and she's passionate about data visualization and modeling. 

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Divya Punj

Data Scientist

Divya Punj is a senior data scientist and developer with 12 years of experience in predictive analytics covering a wide range of domains from capital marke...t risk management to customer segmentation in eCommerce, both at the individual contributor and leader/manager level. 

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Abhimanyu Veer Aditya

Data Scientist

Abhimanyu is a machine learning expert and entrepreneur with over 14 years of experience delivering analytics and predictive solutions for business and scie...ntific applications. Working with small startups and Fortune 500 companies alike, his responsibilities included data science, engineering, operations, product and account management. He has a master’s degree in high performance computing and machine learning from Georgia Tech. 

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Gabriel Parent

Data Scientist

Gabriel completed his master's before spending six years at Amazon working with the Search and Discovery team, and the Music organization. He has nine years... of experience building distributed systems with AWS, including natural language processing, speech processing, recommendation systems, and deep learning. Gabriel is a team player who onboarded and mentored several new hires, and junior engineers at Amazon.  

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