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Jon Scott

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since March 15, 2021

Jon is a data consultant dedicated to helping his customers fulfill their goals. He has extensive experience designing and building large-scale big data solutions for enterprises through to small systems for start-up companies, assisting clients at all stages of their growth to exploit the value held in their data. His technical expertise and business acumen come together to give clients the best experience of design, implementation, and long-term value.

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Kostas Nikolakopoulos

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since December 18, 2020

Kostas is a data scientist and quantitative analytics specialist focusing on developing predictive models using machine learning techniques. He worked with multiple clients in the financial services sector in projects such as future balance predictions, credit risk modeling, and simulation engines. Kostas has extensive coding experience in Python, R, and C++ and academic background in theoretical physics with a doctoral degree from Sussex University and an MSc degree from Imperial College.

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Jon Howells

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since May 15, 2020

Jon has been the lead data scientist one of the world's largest technology consultancies for several years, with experience managing large data science and engineering teams, and developing data strategies and product roadmaps. He has a strong leadership and communication style, and a solid academic and technical background, with an MSc in Machine Learning from University College London. He has led large, complex engagements across the education, consumer goods, retail, and public sectors.

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Dragos Tudor

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since March 6, 2019

Dragos is a technical leader who touched the lives of 1.5 million users and generated $50 million in business value by building and deploying machine learning implementations for international enterprises, SMEs, and startups. Dragos has worked across the entire engineering pipeline with both executives and data scientists, building production-ready recommender systems, advanced NLP models, time-series forecasting data products and classifiers, and other custom advanced analytics capabilities.

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Fayaz Abdul

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since October 24, 2019

Fayaz is a DevOps engineer and architect with experience in designing end-to-end solutions. He has extensive cloud and infrastructure expertise with multiple AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud certifications. He specializes in monitoring tools (ELK, Zabbix, and Prometheus) and automation with Python, Ansible, Terraform, and Docker. Fayaz has implemented Jenkins CI/CD pipelines to build, test, and deploy large apps, including microservices, with zero downtime.

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Claudio S. De Mutiis

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since January 21, 2021

Claudio is a senior data scientist with expertise in machine learning, databases, robotics, NLP, computer vision, and a passion for self-driving cars. He has utilized his skills in convolutional neural networks, transfer learning, TensorFlow, and Keras to develop several projects related to advanced driver-assistance systems. Claudio is also experienced in the eCommerce and retail spaces.

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Gonzalo Hirsch

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since February 1, 2021

Gonzalo is an efficient and reliable full-stack developer who has worked with multiple tech stacks, such as AWS, to engineer the best solutions. In addition to winning innovation contests, Gonzalo is passionate about taking on projects that impact the world, being inspired by and inspiring others, and taking on new challenges. He has participated in many Java-based projects where he designed and implemented systems architecture, such as a digital payments API using AWS.

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Oliver Laslett

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since December 13, 2019

Oliver is a full-stack data scientist with experience delivering end-to-end data products using NLP, Bayesian methods, and predictive analytics. Oliver helped scale an AI Insuretech from seed round to recent Series B at £25 million. He has experience consulting with a wide range of enterprise clients in insurance, financial services, aerospace, and defense.

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Martin Bell

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since June 24, 2020

Martin is a data professional with 15+ years of experience helping companies such as O’Reilly Media move from anecdotal decision making to driving strategies with data. He’s done almost everything in the data world; from building OLAP cubes, high-quality dashboards in Tableau or native Python to implementing business intelligence systems, and creating production-ready data pipelines in Apache Airflow. He is happiest working in PostgreSQL and Python but has also worked in MySQL and Oracle DB.

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Andrew Burnie

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since July 7, 2020

Andrew is an expert in extracting commercially valuable insights from data, with a specialty in text analysis. He has experience in the retail, insurance, and other financial sectors. Andrew earned a PhD in social media analysis, funded by the UK's national institute for data science and AI, and a master's degree in management and economics from the University of Cambridge. He enjoys using machine learning and statistics to help companies get the most out of their data.

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Radu Nedelcu

Freelance Data Scientist

United KingdomToptal Member Since April 9, 2020

Radu has been writing code since the age of 14. He has since built a career in data science and worked on projects in computer vision, text analysis, and financial data algorithms. His engineering background paired with his algorithm expertise enables him to work on the full pipeline from idea generation to proof of concept, development of the product to bringing it to production. He's excited about his next challenge and can't wait to get started.

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