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Gustavo Ruiz

Gustavo Ruiz


Advanced Analytics Team Lead

Nakisa | Montreal


My Portfolio Highlights

My New Certification

Professional Data Scientist

My New Competition

Reducing the number of high fatality accidents

My New Course

Introduction to Python

Algorithmic visionary, building bridges between data and knowledge.

My Work

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Introduction to Python


Hunting the Saturday Night Killer


Professional Data Scientist

My Certifications

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Professional Data Scientist

Professional Data Scientist

Other Certificates

DataCamp Professional Data Scientist

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Competition Results

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2nd place

Reducing the number of high fatality accidents

My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

Nakisa | Nov 2023 - Present

Advanced Analytics Team Lead

• Supervise team of data scientists • Identify use cases and required statistical techniques for main line of products (finance) • Make business recommendations with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders
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Nakisa | Apr 2022 - Jun 2023

Data Scientist

• Designed and implemented analytical tools for main (finance) software product, of which most recent was an algorithm to create a large and diverse dataset of lease accounting data that can be used for training machine learning models • Applied descriptive, predictive and machine learning techniques from design to implementation for finance product use case • Identified the right algorithms and statistical techniques for a finance product use case as well as the best model features • Made business recommendations with effective presentations of findings at multiple levels of stakeholders

Nakisa | Mar 2014 - Mar 2022

Lead Business Analyst

• Successfully determined requirements for a brand new financial application and ensured it was developed as per specifications in an Agile environment • Supervised team of lease accounting specialists (dotted line report) • Provided leasing product expertise to development and QA team while resolving product bugs and customer support requests effectively

Roche | May 2009 - Jan 2012

Product Manager

• Developed marketing plan, financial forecasts and implemented tactics which successfully achieved sales targets in hematology line of products

Eli Lilly | Sep 2006 - Apr 2009

Product Manager

• Implemented marketing programs that supported sales strategy in diabetes and oncology line of products, achieving planned targets

Kimberly-Clark | Aug 2005 - Aug 2006

Sales & Marketing Services Coordinator

• Provided market intelligence for consumer goods product categories to Marketing and Sales teams • Planned and coordinated local market research for consumer goods product categories • Analyzed market data from external suppliers (AC Nielsen, Kantar) • Updated and analyzed sales database for multiple consumer goods product categories • Presented key local market information to International Management

My Education

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Certificate in Data Science and Machine LearningMcGill University School of Continuing Studies | 2022
Certificate in Software DevelopmentMcGill University School of Continuing Studies | 2015
Bachelor in Chemical EngineeringUniversity of Birmingham | 1996

About Me

Gustavo Ruiz

Budding data scientist with 7+ years’ experience in Agile development of new web-based financial applications. I’m at my best when solving problems, learning, and communicating complex information in a concise way.

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