I know what you're thinking. "Data Natives? Again?". Yup, this week has even more news from your favorite conference crew. Just a heads up - The first announcement is kind of important. But you be the judge. There's plenty to read tonight. Enjoy, friends.
Late Conference Tickets: until TOMORROW
All caps because this is important: TICKET PRICES ARE GOING UP ONE LAST TIME TOMORROW. THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO ATTEND DATA NATIVES FOR AN OK PRICE.
We're offering 50 high-profile candidates the opportunity to land their dream job, and to attend the conference for 100€. Job Seeker Ticket holders get a chance to meet with attendees from companies from the likes of Deutsche Bahn, foodora, PwC, Delivery Hero, ING-DiBa, Helpling, Bank of Scotland, Catawiki, moovel, Bank of Scotland, Clue by Biowink, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Trifacta, King.com, among many others. Fill in your details in the form, and we'll get back to you with the good news.
We have already introduced our Python and Mathematica technical courses, aimed at those of you who want to start applying these languages to data analysis. We're thrilled to announce our business workshop: Creating Innovative Data-as-a-Service Products, by the incredible Elizabeth Press, where you will learn step-by-step how different companies monetize their digital & information assets.
I am a data science researcher. I have a diverse academic background - a B.Sc. in electrical engineering, a B.Sc. in physics (cum laude) from Tel Aviv University's prestigious program for parallel B.Sc. in Physics and in Electrical Engineering, an M.Sc. in condensed matter (cum laude), and have started my Ph.D. in bioinformatics. Prior to my M.Sc. I have served as a captain in a technology unit of the IDF. I am passionate about science and solving complex big data problems that require out of the box thinking, and like to dive deep into the details.
Bart DeWitte, Director Digital Health DACH, IBM Deutschland GmbH
Bart de Witte, is Director of Digital Health DACH at IBM Germany. In this role he leads the newly formed Digital Health Unit, focusing on digital Health transformation, stimulating innovation in the DACH health sector, leveraging the company’s investments around cognitive solutions and Watson Health. He has over 17 years of experience in the digital health sector, and has been a mentor in the formation and growth of a dozen startups within the healthcare sector. He is passionate about technology and data-driven transformation of healthcare systems.
Jacqueline Faridani, Associate Director of Quantiative Analytics and Credit Risk, VendorMach
Jacqueline is Associate Director of Quantitative Analytics and Credit Risk at VendorMach. She has over 15 years experience in quantitative finance & credit risk modelling at banks such as BNP Paribas, WestLB and TD Securities. Jacqueline has a PhD from the University of Oxford in Theoretical Physics and an MSc in Mathematical Finance from the University of Waterloo
Devie Mohan, Co-Founder & CEO, Burnmark
Devie is a fintech industry advisor and analyst based in London. She is the Co-founder and CEO of Burnmark, a fintech research company, in partnership with FinLeap. She is also the marketing strategist and UK co-ordinator for FinLeap. She is a researcher on the ING group Think Forward initiative on better financial decision making. She writes extensively on innovation, disurption and digitalisation and is a columnist with several publications. She is actively involved in the fintech community and has been listed in the top 10 of City AM newspaper’s FinTech Powerlist and in Innotribe’s FinTech Power Women list.