The Zurich Team
Anita is a Lead Data Scientist at Migros, the largest retailer in Switzerland, where she focuses on optimizing sales promotions. Previously, she was a Senior Data Scientist at Credit Suisse in the Analytics Team for Global Compliance and Regulatory Affairs, where she worked on Trade Surveillance. She holds a Masters in Physics and a PhD in Neuroscience from ETH Zurich. She lived and worked in New York City for 10 years before returning to her native country of Switzerland.
Javiera is a data scientist at Teralytics, a big data analytics company that uses cutting-edge technology to understand human mobility patterns. Formerly, she obtained a double bachelor’s degrees in Physics and Astrophysics at UC Berkeley and a PhD in computational astrophysics at the UC Santa Cruz. She was awarded top prizes such as the Hubble and Einstein Fellowships for her contributions in the fields of planet formation, black hole dynamics, and galaxy evolution using high-resolution cosmological simulations. Currently, she works with Scala and Spark to derive mobility insights from billions of telecom events.
Teresa is a data scientist based in Zurich, currently working as a freelancer. Her main focus is on the front mile of data science - product design, data exploration, prototyping. She is also passionate about data visualization, data journalism and music. In the past she worked for a Swiss insurance company La Mobiliere and pharma giant Roche. She holds a PhD in physics from ETH Zurich.
Kate is currently working as a research assistant in the School of Engineering at the ZHAW, in Winterthur, Switzerland and jointly pursuing a PhD in Computer Science at the University of Fribourg. Previously, she worked as a Data Scientist at ABB, focusing on Machine Learning solutions for Entity Matching in Databases and Chatbot development.