James Keirstead has more than 15 years experience applying advanced analytics in the energy, education, and pharmaceutical sectors. He has led teams to conduct internationally-recognised academic research, to provide operational data services in regulated industries, to design and deliver data-driven organisational change, and to communicate analytics insights to the general public, subject experts, and senior management audiences with clarity and style. Recent projects include natural language processing of medical texts, the development of fraud detection methods for education analytics, and the optimisation of pricing and operations strategies. He enjoys working with interdisciplinary teams to understand complex problems and create effective data-driven solutions.
Originally from Canada, James Keirstead holds a DPhil in Energy Policy from the University of Oxford and an MBA from Warwick University.
Why do you like working at DAIN Studios Munich?
"DAIN has a fantastic mix of talented colleagues and challenging customer problems: you learn something new every day!"
If you could solve one problem using data and ML, what would it be?
"I'm aiming for a sub three-hour marathon and I've been analyzing my training records to see when I might be ready to attempt it. Data and analytics are very helpful here, but you still have to get out there and do the running!"