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Top Influencers: 11 UK Chief Data Scientist’s To Follow in 2022

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist role. We have selected these Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist’s. The list is in no particular order!

Miguel Martinez

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist @ Signal AI

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Miguel Martinez is the Co-Founder of Signal Media Ltd. and serves as its Chief Data Scientist. Learn more about Miguel Martinez on Crunchbase…

Signal AI is an artificial intelligence company that transforms the world’s information into accessible, actionable business knowledge. Read more aboutSignal AI on Crunchbase…

Tim Scarfe

Chief Data Scientist @ BP

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BP delivers heat, light and mobility products and services to people all around the world. Read more aboutBP on Crunchbase…

Harvinder Atwal

Chief Data Scientist @ Moneysupermarket Group

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Moneysupermarket Group is a British price comparison website-based business specialising in financial services. Read more aboutMoneysupermarket Group on Crunchbase…

Johnnie Ball

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist @ Fluidly

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Johnnie brings significant experience in the application of quantitative methods and AI to finance. Formerly a trader at a major investment bank he has also spent time as a quantitative advisor at an SME credit hedge fund; built the credit rating system for an energy supplier and is an alumni of the prestigious deep-tech accelerator Entrepreneur First. He holds the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF), an MSc in Computational Statistics and Machine Learning with Distinction from UCL and is a member of the European AI Alliance. Johnnie is applying deep expertise in applied AI and finance to deliver a world-class machine learning product. Learn more about Johnnie Ball on Crunchbase…

Fluidly is fundamentally rethinking the way businesses plan and manage cashflow, using data science, accounting domain expertise. Read more aboutFluidly on Crunchbase…

Justin Washtell-Blaise

Founder & Chief Data Scientist @ SubjectiveSystems

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Ph.D. CTO & Co-founder ForecastThis. Data Scientist and specialist in development of Machine Learning, NLP & high-throughput systems. Learn more about Justin Washtell-Blaise on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutSubjectiveSystems on Crunchbase…

Chiin-Rui Tan

Co-Founder & Chief Data Scientist @ Rho Zeta AI

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Chiin is a Technical Entrepreneur with 10 years’ experience in leadership and practitioner roles, delivering Data Science services in industry and founding scientific computing communities, at both UK and international levels. She received her BA in Economics from the University of Cambridge, specialising in Behavioural Economics, and is an active self-taught programmer (R, Python). Most recently Chiin was the Head of Data Science at the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the first Data Scientist hire in the history of this UK government department. Prior to this she’s held positions in industry, including at the Financial Times, M&C Saatchi Group, and Deloitte Consulting, with clients such as Barclays and Barclaycard. Chiin typically advises Board & Senior Management, building strategic data-driven capabilities which enable smarter customer-centric decisions and superior results. Chiin is currently co-founding a FinTech startup called Rho Zeta, developing AI solutions for banks’ trading problems. A regular on the London tech scene, Chiin is an active Data Science speaker, evangelist, and mentor, particularly known for her leadership role in the R-Ladies organisation, a Linux Foundation funded initiative to promote gender diversity in the global R community. Learn more about Chiin-Rui Tan on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutRho Zeta AI on Crunchbase…

Leonard Newnham

Chief Data Scientist @ LoopMe

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Leonard holds a PhD in Machine Learning with 16 years’ experience in online behavioral targeting, real-time decisioning and targeted advertising. He was a key player in two successful start-ups, working as Chief Scientist at TouchClarity (sold to Omniture) and Chief Data Scientist at Causata (sold to Nice Systems). Learn more about Leonard Newnham on Crunchbase…

LoopMe is closing the loop on brand advertising, using AI, attribution and analytics to deliver measurable uplift in brand outcomes. Read more aboutLoopMe on Crunchbase…

Adrien Bizeray

Co-Founder and Chief Data Scientist @ Brill Power

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Adrien Bizeray is the co-founder and chief data scientist at the energy storage start-up Brill Power. Learn more about Adrien Bizeray on Crunchbase…

Brill Power is a clean-tech platform that develops cutting-edge battery management technology. Read more aboutBrill Power on Crunchbase…

Clive Humby

Chief Data Scientist @ Starcount

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Clive Humby is the Chief Data Scientist at Startcount. Learn more about Clive Humby on Crunchbase…

Starcount is the definitive measure of social media popularity. Read more aboutStarcount on Crunchbase…

Douglas Ashton

Chief Data Scientist @ Pure Planet

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Pure Planet is a app-based renewable energy supplier. Read more aboutPure Planet on Crunchbase…

Chris West

Chief Data Scientist @ BB1

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Machine Learning using deep learning. Read more aboutBB1 on Crunchbase…

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