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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote data scientists. Top companies and start-ups in Seattle choose Toptal Data Science freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Gabriel Parent

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since April 15, 2019

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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Matthew Warkentin

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since February 12, 2019

Since 2014, Matthew has been working professionally in the fields he loves, software and data—culminating in him co-founding the Rubota corporation in 2017. Before that, he spent the past decade at Cornell University conducting scientific research specifically in statistical and biological physics. All in all, Matthew is an engaging, intense communicator with a passion for knowledge and understanding.

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Anand Ramanathan

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since April 30, 2016

Anand is a machine learning engineer and entrepreneur with over 20 years at Microsoft, Amazon, and startups in roles including data scientist, engineer, and technical product manager. His expertise includes machine learning in Azure AutoML as a data scientist at Microsoft and deep learning in Computer Vision with 3D semantic segmentation. He has strong Python experience, both experimenting in Jupyter Notebooks and building robust, test-driven production quality software.

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Lana Kolupaeva

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since June 24, 2016

Lana is a thorough and methodical software engineer with a strong enterprise background and love for the fast-paced work. She has over 10 years of experience building enterprise Java applications as a developer, team leader, and technical project manager.

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Claudio Aldana

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since June 15, 2018

Claudio is a data scientist who focuses on business outcomes along with having a solid engineering background. He's applied the principals of data science to optimize customer satisfaction, increase product personalization and engagement, decrease customer churn, and improve customer segmentation. He has worked on the entire project lifecycle from scoping to deployment in production and approaches problems in a practical and agile manner.

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James Choi

Freelance Data Scientist

CanadaToptal Member Since August 27, 2018

James enjoys the challenges of extracting value from real-world datasets by wielding the latest machine learning and artificial intelligence tools in the Python stack. He has extensive experience in scientific research in academia and industry and thrives in collaborative teamwork.

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Allen Gary Grimm

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since October 17, 2014

Fascinated by the intersection of abstraction and reality, Allen found his calling in data science. Formally trained in machine learning plus a breadth of experience 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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Derek Owens-Oas

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since December 20, 2019

Derek has a Ph.D. in statistical science and has worked as a data scientist and software developer at Xylem. A published author in the Journal of Classification, his expertise is in providing technical reports and insights with interactive visualizations. Derek's extensive knowledge of Python and R libraries, state-of-the-art methods, and ability to communicate make him an asset to any company. His specialties include text and online social network analysis.

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Alex Baretta

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since March 16, 2020

Alex is a versatile technologist with a deep academic background in computer science (Ecole Polytechnique), electrical engineering (Politecnico di Milano), and quantitative finance (Bocconi University). He has experience building search engines (Wink/MyLife), quantitative insurance risk and pricing models (The Climate Corporation), trading algorithms (Xambala/Final Strategies), stochastic optimization algorithms (KCG/Virtu). Alex is also the co-founder of two startups.

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Tom Waterman

Freelance Data Scientist

United StatesToptal Member Since December 10, 2019

Tom is a data scientist from Facebook with more than five years of experience in the technology sector. He's also worked as a data engineer for fast-growing SaaS companies, helping to build and manage their data infrastructure. He started his career as an analyst at a data consulting firm after graduating from Boston University with a degree in mathematics and statistics. Tom is looking forward to working on new challenges that help clients achieve their goals.

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Guide to Hiring a Great Data Scientist

What makes a great data scientist? The answer depends on the branch of data science in question and your specific needs, but all data scientists inevitably share a core set of skills. This comprehensive hiring guide outlines critical skills and explains how to pick the right data scientist for the job.

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