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Adrian Gonzalez

Generative AI Expert

Adrian is a leading generative AI expert and two-time O'Reilly book author who currently leads Microsoft's Cloud, Data & AI Strategy for Public Sector and Healthcare. Adrian's career spans technical and business roles across diverse sectors, including telecom, fintech, consulting, and IT. Internationally, he has delivered multiple innovative initiatives across North America, LATAM, and Europe. As a key member of the Trusted AI Committee of the LF AI & Data and a Responsible AI Lead at OdiseIA, Adrian champions ethical practices in AI advancements. He is also the author of the Linux Foundation's AI Fundamentals class.

Previously at

Microsoft

Experience

13+ Years

Denis Volk

AI Engineer

Denis is a senior full-stack AI engineer and data scientist, highly skilled in modern generative tech (GPT-4, Midjourney, and more), machine learning, ETL pipelines, data analysis, mathematical modeling, big data, and MLOps. He has a PhD in mathematics, and his data science expertise includes probabilistic risk modeling, revenue forecasting, geospatial data analysis, handwriting recognition, anomaly detection in time series, data engineering, and team leading.

Previously at

KPMG

Experience

24+ Years

Filip Boltuzic

Machine Learning Engineer

Filip is a machine learning engineer with several years of professional experience. He's worked on large-scale problems at Amazon Web Services as a software developer and built natural language processing models as a research associate at the University of Zagreb. Filip's main interests are machine learning and natural language processing, with an emphasis on building text classification models.

Previously at

AWS

Experience

12+ Years

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Chas Stikeleather
Chas Stikeleather
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Artificial Intelligence Practice Lead

As the leader of Toptal’s Global Artificial Intelligence services, Chas drives the development and delivery of AI solutions, leveraging teams of top talent to execute high-complexity projects. Before Toptal, Chas was integral to establishing and leading a dedicated data science team for the largest practice, private equity, at Bain's Data Science group. He has also been instrumental in advancing the application and integration of data science and AI strategies in numerous Fortune 100 companies.

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Technology Experience

10+ years

Dave Mayer
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Delivery Manager

Dave is a Toptal Delivery Manager with a focus on data engineering projects. He's led support and development teams to multimillion-dollar successes and has transitioned professional service teams to Agile methodology. His expertise in data engineering ensures project deliveries are both innovative and exceptional.

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Technology Experience

15+ Years

Dilip Mathew Thomas
Dilip Mathew Thomas
Verified Expert in Engineering
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22+ Years

of Experience

Machine Learning Engineer

Along with earning a doctorate in computer science and engineering, Dilip has 22+ years of experience in the industry. Since 2015, he's been focusing on projects related to machine learning and deep learning. Dilip has an eye for detail, which helps in working closely with domain scientists and improving the accuracy and reliability of models for fine-grained image classification, object detection and segmentation, natural language processing, time-series forecasting, and generative AI.

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Stephane Ruault
Stephane Ruault
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24+ Years

of Experience

Data Engineer

Stephane possesses an impressive 24 years of international experience in data analytics and business process optimization. Throughout his career, he has excelled in various areas, including database design, business intelligence (BI), machine learning algorithms, big data, and predictive analytics. Stephane's expertise lies in developing solutions that automate processes, allowing clients to allocate their efforts toward value-added activities.

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Abhimanyu Veer Aditya
Abhimanyu Veer Aditya
Verified Expert in Engineering
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19+ Years

of Experience

Machine Learning Engineer

Abhimanyu is a machine learning expert with more than 19 years of experience creating predictive solutions for business and scientific applications. He’s a cross-functional technology leader, experienced in building teams and working with C-level executives. Abhimanyu has a proven technical background in computer science and software engineering with expertise in high-performance computing, big data, algorithms, databases, and distributed systems.

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Adam Ivansky
Adam Ivansky
Verified Expert in Engineering
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12+ Years

of Experience

Data Engineer

Adam has more than 12 years of experience in data engineering and data science. His tools of choice include Python 3, Spark, and SQL. His main focus areas include ETLs and machine learning marketing pipelines. Adam is able to effectively communicate with both highly technical and nontechnical specialists.

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Dragos Dima
Dragos Dima
Verified Expert in Engineering
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5+ Years

of Experience

Machine Learning Engineer

Dragos is a passionate machine learning engineer with over five years of experience in artificial intelligence. He is well-grounded in natural language processing, Python, and SQL. Dragos has an excellent knowledge of deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and PyTorch.

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Christine Chen
Christine Chen
Verified Expert in Product Management
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17+ years

of Experience

AI Product Manager

Christine Chen, CFA, a fintech product leader, specializes in credit, alternative investments, and payments. Using AI and ML/DL, she drives product vision, design, and development for optimal market fit. Her highlights include democratizing a DTC investment app, developing a multimillion-dollar investment platform, leading AI product discovery for an asset management firm, and aiding the world's largest financial data provider in enterprise wide transformation.

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How to Partner With Toptal for Your Artificial Intelligence Needs

Toptal matches you directly with global technology leaders from our network in hours—not weeks or months.

1

Talk to an Artificial Intelligence Lead

A leader from our team will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
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Get the Perfect Solution

From full end-to-end delivery to team augmentation—choose the best model for your business and project needs.
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The Right Fit, Every Time

Work with Toptal’s Artificial Intelligence team on a trial basis (pay only if satisfied), ensuring that your needs are ultimately met.

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Chas Stikeleather

’s Artificial Intelligence Practice Lead

As the leader of Toptal’s Global Artificial Intelligence services, Chas drives the development and delivery of AI solutions leveraging teams of top talent to execute high-complexity projects. Before Toptal, Chas was integral to establishing and leading a dedicated data science team for the largest practice, private equity, at Bain’s Data Science group. He has also been instrumental in advancing the application and integration of data science and AI strategies in numerous Fortune 100 companies.
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Some AI initiatives cut costs and drive innovation—others waste company resources without much ROI. Toptal’s Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Practice Lead describes an effective framework for evaluating whether an AI project can deliver tangible, hard-hitting value.

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Chas Stikeleather

Chas Stikeleather

Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Practice Lead
10 Years of Experience
Chas is the Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics Practice Lead at Toptal. Before joining Toptal, he spent much of his career in management consulting at Bain & Company, helping Fortune 500 companies, private equity firms, and SMBs across industries get the most out of their data. Chas holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Stetson University and a master’s degree in analytics from North Carolina State University.

Previously at

Bain & Company

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