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Scotland Fintech Festival – Castlight Financial Talk Data Science

  • Thursday 19th September 19 - 18:30 to 21:00
  • MBN Solutions, 112 West George Street, Glasgow. G2 1PN

Presentation 1 – David Tracy – Chief Analytics Officer – Castlight Financial

David is responsible for ensuring Castlight’s products leverage the latest state-of-the-art data science techniques, and for creating innovative new products to help lending institutions and consumers take advantage of the new opportunities afforded by open banking, by giving them the tools they need to make better financial decisions.

David has built and led data science teams in the UK and internationally, most recently founding and developing the data science team at web-based fantasy sports company FanDuel, where he mechanised advanced methods of data modelling to predict the behaviour of its 6 million registered users. David has also worked widely across the UK and Europe’s insurance sector at Kwik-Fit Insurance, Ageas and Tesco Bank. During his time in the analytics department at Tesco Bank he was responsible for using data science to support the marketing function by building tools to forecast consumer behaviour and develop evidence-based “what-if” scenario modelling.

Presentation 2 – TBC

Agenda:
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM: Networking
7:00 PM – 7:30 PM: David Tracy – Chief Analytics Officer – Castlight Financial
7.30 PM – 7.45 PM: Q & A Session
7:45 PM – 8:15 PM: TBC
8:15 PM – 8:30 PM: Q & A Session
8.30 PM – 9.00 PM: Networking and Drink

Tickets are free but registration is required – You can register here!