Talk Abstract: An audience with a Kaggle Grandmaster.
Over the last 6 years, Marios has been competing in Kaggle competitions and has achieved the number 1 ranking. Marios will be sharing his experiences as a data scientist on his journey to the top of the kaggle rankings, the lessons he has learned as a competitive data scientist and his view of where he sees data science going in the next few years. Marios combines his Kaggle passion with his role at h2o.ai. Marios has been instrumental in helping with the development of h2o.ai automated machine learning software, Driverless AI, and will also talk about the benefits that this product is providing to many customers around the world.
Bio: Marios is a competitive data scientist at H2O.ai. He holds a Bsc in accounting Finance from the University of Macedonia in Greece, an Msc in Risk Management from the University of Southampton and a PhD in machine learning from the University College London (UCL) with a focus on ensemble modelling. Marios is the creator of kazAnova a freeware GUI for credit scoring and data mining. He is also the creator of StackNet Meta-Modelling Framework. In his spare time, he loves competing on data science challenges.