Meetup #46

Real-time Feature Pipelines, A Personal History

Tide is a U.K.-based FinTech startup with offices in London, Sofia, and Hyderabad. It is one of the first, and the largest business banking platform in the UK, with over 150,000 SME members. As of 2019, one of Tide’s main focuses is to be data-driven. This resulted in the forming of a Data Science and Analytics Team with Hendrik Brackmann at its head. Let's witness Hendrik's personal anecdotes in this episode!

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Hendrik Brackmann

Hendrik Brackmann

Director of Data Science and Analytics, Tide

After studying probability theory at the University of Oxford, Hendrik joined MarketFinance, an SME lender, in order to develop their risk models. Following multiple years of learning, he joined Finiata, a Polish and German lender in order to built out their data science function. Not only did he succeed in improving the risk metrics of the company he also learnt to manage a different department as interim Head of Marketing. In his current job as Director of Data Science and Analytics at business bank Tide, Hendrik oversees data engineering, data science, insights and analytics and data governance functions of Tide. In his free time he enjoys playing squash and chess.

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Demetrios Brinkmann

Demetrios Brinkmann

Host

Demetrios is one of the main organizers of the MLOps community and currently resides in a small town outside Frankfurt, Germany. He is an avid traveller who taught English as a second language to see the world and learn about new cultures. Demetrios fell into the Machine Learning Operations world, and since, has interviewed the leading names around MLOps, Data Science, and ML. Since diving into the nitty-gritty of Machine Learning Operations he felt a strong calling to explore the ethical issues surrounding ML. When he is not conducting interviews you can find him making stone stacking with his daughter in the woods or playing the ukulele by the campfire.