AI in Action E26: Sotir Hristev, Head of Data Science at Exactag


Welcome to episode 26 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and in Europe.

Today’s guest is Sotir Hristev. Sotir is the Head of Data Science at Exactag in Frankfurt, Germany since early 2017 and he is also a member of the I-COM Germany Advisory Board. Sotir is responsible for the technological development and advancement of data modelling in Exactag’s platform.

Previously, Sotir oversaw the development of Havas’ data science department and he also lead one of the largest teams of data scientists out of all German media agencies focused on digital marketing and marketing automation. He is an industry leading researcher and consultant with a lifetime of experience in managing media agencies and on the client side.

In today’s podcast Sotir will share with you:

The Data Science scene within digital marketing in Germany

The implications of Data Science for business in Germany

Trends within Data Science in marketing

How changes and the setup in organisations have an impact on the career path of Data Scientist

How to build an effective Data Science team in your organisation

Advice to students starting off their Data Science career

To find out more about Sotir and Exactag, please check out the website and you can also connect with him on Linkedin.

What did you make of Sotir’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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