Dr. Stefan Kühn, currently a senior data scientist at XING, the German equivalent of LinkedIn, joins as Scientific Advisor. He has previously worked as a data scientist at Zalando and codecentric in Hamburg, Germany., Stefan earned his PhD in Applied Mathematics from the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences where he studied scientific computing with a focus on tensor approximations and its applications to quantum chemistry.
Martin Boyanov, formerly a data scientist with Komfo, joins Sigmai’s development lab in Sofia. A ‘passionate data scientist’ with a keen interest in natural languageprocessing, he has specialised in tackling problems like sentiment analysis, chatbots and graph analysis. He has an MSc from Sofia University in information retrieval and knowledge discovery and his professional experience includes collecting and analysing massive amounts of textual data from social networks.
Sigmai CEO Jesse Moore said:
“Hiring the right data science talent is a challenge for all companies. Being able to bring on two talented and accomplished data scientists such as Stefan and Martin is a great compliment to our team. Their competencies complement our currentteam’s expertise in building leading text analysis systems.”
Sigmai Limited was formed earlier this year with the acquisition of artificial intelligence startup Metabolize by established text analysis specialist Sigma News Ventures Ltd.
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Sigmai builds competitive advantage for clients by using a combination of the latest Artificial Intelligence and rule-based Natural Language Processing to extract unique insights from large volumes of written and spoken words. The combination of AI and NLP has created a new generation of powerful products and tools for analysing and classifying all types of text. This technology can be used to improve performance, speed up delivery and cut costs in business functions from recruitment to marketing, business development and customer service.
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