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Data Scientist

Resume posted by palamid in Finance.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Athina, Athens Attica, Greece

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I am an experienced data scientist, with strong background in consulting, project management and technical roles, in various sectors such as Banking, Fmcg, Maritime and Education. I am currently leading a team of data scientists, building risk and marketing models in R, while in my previous job I was leading the analytics part of the Assortment Optimization solution for the FMCG US market.
I have successfully implemented several international projects, I was nominated employee of the year over 200 colleagues, and received jubilant feedback for an assignment in U.S.


10/2013-01/2015 Specialization degree (turned into MSc) in Big Data & Business Analytics

Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece

03/2004-05/2008 Ph.D. degree in Computational Statistics

University of Peloponnese, Faculty of Science & Technology, Tripolis, Greece.

10/1997-09/2002 Bachelor in Electronic and Computer Engineering

Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece.


5/2016- Present Clayton- EuroRisk, Athens , Greece

Data Scientist/ Analytics Manager

–          Propensity to buy modelling, customer segmentation and profiling to identify optimal target audience for marketing activities.

–          Formulation of credit risk assessment and Probability of Default models

–          Development of a tool for Non-Performing Loans Management

–          Macro-Economic Modelling for IFRS 9 Implementation

–          Building decks, client facing and project management officer roles

10/2015- 4/2016 IRI-ACE, Remote

Data Scientist/ Analytics Consultant

–          Scientific Development for Sales Prediction of innovation products introduced in the market.

–          Distance based approach of similarity between products and identification of Transferable Demand and Category Incrementality

–          Classification scheme for the segmentation of customers based on demographics and purchasing behaviour

–          Implementation (process, documentation) of ISO certification



IRI-US, Chicago, USA

Analytics Consultant

–          Building decks, client insights, defining project specs

–          Provide training for software and methodology in client/internal teams

–          Project Management , coordination of offshore teams




10/2013 -5/2015

IRI-ACE, Athens, Greece

Data Scientist / Project Manager

–          Leading the Assortment Optimization Solution for the US Market (SAS)

–          In charge of the Forecasting Solution. Time Series Analysis (R)

–          Marketing Mix Modelling. Pricing impact analysis, Optimization of Budget Spend and maximization of ROI for EU clients

–          Development of a tool for the prediction of potential risks in the sales strategy for FMCG Companies (R)

–          Leading a team of 4 analysts


7/2012- 6/2013

Ministry of Education, Athens, Greece

Consultant / Advisor of the Deputy Minister

–          NSRF programs management

–          Preparation on the parliamentary control

–          Responsible for IT Policy

–          Management of educational and administrative personnel


7/2011- 5/2012

Otesat –Maritel (Maritime Industry), Piraeus , Greece

Business / Product Development Analyst

–          Setting products’ specifications and follow up projects

–          Market research and competitor analysis

–          Business process modeling and documentation

–          Data analysis and reporting for telecom data



European Space Agency, Noordwijk, Netherlands

R&D Engineer

–       Statistical signal processing and research activity on SNR estimation

–       Implementation of a DVB-S2 software simulator

–       Analytics for the performance evaluation of CCSDS & ECSS protocols

–       Test campaign for the performance evaluation of a combined terrestrial

(802.11n) and satellite communication system





Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus , Athens ,Greece

Adjunct Professor

Teaching the Courses : Probability and Statistics – Stochastic Processes – Signals and Systems- Signal Processing – Programming I (C) – Programming II (VB)

3/2003-2/2004 Research and IT Corps of Greek Army, Chios & Athens, Greece

Network Administrator

–       Administration of the Greek Army headquarters LAN

–       Set-up and maintenance of the computing systems