Meet the experts behind Big Blue Data Academy's programs
Dimitris is an expert Data Scientist and leads the academy programs. Former Program Manager of Propulsion Academy Zurich, he has already trained more than 100 Data Scientists, who work now at companies like UBS, SWISS Airlines and ebay.
Athens - Zurich
Highly skilled and accustomed to the academic environment Sophia is responsible for the efficiency of all the programs. She believes in the power of knowledge but knows that emotional intelligence and soft skills matter too. She wants to see more women in tech.
Athens - Bern
Nick is a data scientist with experience in classical ML, optimization, NLP, reinforcement learning and back-end development. In the past he has used data science to solve problems in the ecommerce, real estate, financial and marketing sectors.
Experienced Data Scientist in the fascinating sector of Life Sciences, Gerry is using a variety of Machine-Learning methods to help the industry make more informed decisions with the end goal of effecting a positive change in patients’ lives.
Athens - Zurich
By investing heavily in her soft skills additionally to her hard skills, Elpida managed to accelerate her career in a few years and work as a Data Scientist, Software Engineer and IT consultant in different European companies. She believes that true leaders lift others up.
With a Masters from McGill University, Dimitri focuses on computer vision and his experience lies in translating business requirements into production-ready deep learning fuelled systems. He is a ML Developer at Samasource, a leading data provider for Fortune 100 companies.
Data Scientist with a background in AI, Ioanna has worked with deep learning tools for natural language understanding, machine translation and speech-to-text recognition to build intelligent question-answering systems and customer care chatbots.
Spyros uses Data Science tools like Machine Learning and Analytics to solve business problems and optimize processes. He endorses the idea of data-driven models for organizations and he has worked on various projects towards digital transformation.
Theo is highly versed in a plethora of ML topics and a firm believer of adoption before modeling. He was previously a Lead Data Scientist for a major Telecom provider and currently, he works at DataRobot enabling a diverse customer portfolio to create ML applications.
Prof. Demetrios Karras, has expertise in the fields, among others, of Intelligent Systems, Information Mining, Data Science and AI for more than 20 years. He has extensive industrial experience and his research publications have been cited more than 1000 times.
Leonidas has expertise at the forefront of AI/ML in both industrial and academic settings from multiple angles, researcher, manager, engineer. He works as a Senior Research Scientist at IBM and his main work focuses on knowledge graphs, computer vision and intelligent robotics.
Thanos leads a Management Information Systems and Business Analytics team of a large Greek bank and uses data science and analytics on a daily basis in order to maximize business value and enhance strategic decision making.
Manos is an experienced data scientist. He designs/develops/prototype data science & analytics applications, built complex machine learning models, automates and optimizes business decisions and provides data-driven insights to business executives and stakeholders.