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Data Scientist

Professional experience

Mar 2024 - Now

Data Scientist at Datadog (Paris, France)

Building machine learning and algorithmically driven features in the Datadog platform for Watchdog products.

Sep 2023 - Dec 2023

Founder in residence at Entrepreneur First (Paris, France)

Part of a curated community of future founders, working to build globally impactful companies together.

Formed 3 different teams tackling hard problems with software.

May 2019 - Feb 2023

Data scientist in R&D at Deepki (Paris, France)

Data science improving energy efficiency of buildings.

Working from research to deployment in production of machine learning models:

  • A tool to query hundreds of heterogenous databases with HTTP REST APIs
  • Bayesion modelling of consumption based on location, floor area and usage
  • Gap-filling of consumption data to estimate missing monthly points: 2x improvement
  • Mentoring and training of interns and junior staff members
Feb 2018 - Aug 2018

R&D engineer intern at Stratagem Technologies (London, UK)

Predictive modelling of NBA basketball in order to advise investment decisions:

  • Prediction of the number of Markov transitions remaining during a game
  • Implementation of a risk controller framework with property-based and fuzz testing
Jul 2017 - Dec 2017

Data analyst intern at Amazon (Paris, France)

In charge of business intelligence for international (EU + Japan + Canada) Ad services:

  • Responsible for weekly business review, monitoring activity through KPIs
  • Ad-hoc analysis on performance, revenue attribution, customer retention
Sep 2016 - Dec 2017

Mathematics Teaching Assistant at Lycée Charlemagne (Paris, France)

Conducting oral exams for MPSI students preparing the highly competitive entrance exams to the French engineering “Grandes Ecoles” (two hours per week)

Academic experience

2015 - 2019

MSc Engineering at Ecole Centrale Paris (now CentraleSupélec)

Major: Applied Mathematics in Data Science.

Relevant courses includes: random modelling, convex and discrete optimization, machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning, natural language processing.

Thesis: Detecting anomalies and monitoring urban furniture energy consumption

2013 - 2015

Higher School Preparatory Classes at Lycée Charlemagne (Paris, France)

MPSI - MP*: Two-year undergraduate intensive course in mathematics, physics, computer science. Ranked 201/3370 of Concours Centrale-Supélec national entrance exams.


French (Native) | English (Proficient) | German (Fair)

Activities and interest

Handball | Snowboarding | Surfing | Stand-up comedy
Gala Centrale Paris (Equinoxe) student organisation (2017 President)



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