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Dataiku Neurons

The Dataiku community grows thanks to the contribution of each and every member, embodying our mission to democratize data science.

A few of them make a tremendous impact to advance on this journey. The Dataiku Neurons dedicate time and expertise to share their knowledge of DSS with fellow users, build connections, and give feedback to help us continually improve.

Selection of Dataiku Neurons occurs periodically based on ongoing participation and is a year long appointment.


  • Help fellow users on the Community

    You might recognize familiar faces! The Dataiku Neurons are our most active members, answering questions from fellow users to help them leverage Dataiku.

  • Share expertise in Dataiku

    The Neurons are mastering Dataiku, and share their knowledge and best practices to educate users across the world.

  • Build connections among data practitioners

    Through hosting User Groups and online events, the Dataiku Neurons help connect users and build a supportive network of data practitioners.

  • Give feedback to help Dataiku grow

    Neurons give invaluable feedback to our teams to help us raise the bar and shape the future of Dataiku as a world’s leading AI and machine learning platform.

Who are they?

  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/2126i39EEDC470D693CA7/image-dimensions/150x150?v=1.0
    Tuong-vi Nguyen
    Tech Lead
    Tuong-vi is using Dataiku DSS every day to create value from raw data. She is in charge of helping users at a large Italian insurance company create and deliver their projects aligned with their strategic objectives.
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    Tim Wright
    Data Science Practice Lead
    Axis Group LLC
    While part of a much larger end-to-end analytics firm, Tim and his team specifically help their customers tackle their more challenging analytics problems. He loves writing code in Python and appreciates the flexibility that arises from the tight integration between DSS and Python.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/1936i4DBEF3671C180D84/image-dimensions/150x150/image-coordinates/50%2C40%2C469%2C459?v=1.0
    Mateusz Skarzynski
    Senior Analyst, Clinical Trial Safety
    Mateusz has been working as an analyst in the pharma industry for 6 years, using Dataiku + Tableau to make the data speak for itself to everyone. He holds a degree in sociology and is postgraduate in Information Systems and Data Analysis from Warsaw University of Life Sciences. 
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/2120i9172BB581828DEBD/image-dimensions/150x150/image-coordinates/0%2C0%2C1500%2C1500?v=1.0
    Ben Powis
    Head of Data Science
    MandM Direct
    Ben heads up the data science team at MandM Direct, working on a broad range of data challenges with a focus on providing actionable business value from big data.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/2128i0ADDF672C0895AD0/image-dimensions/150x150?v=1.0
    Marc Robert van Luijpen
    Data Scientist
    Marc Robert helps the users to get onboard on Dataiku for a large Dutch Bank. He holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from Delft University of Technology. Marc has developed software applications and worked data analysis before switching to data science.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/220i96D40385E439BF33/image-dimensions/150x150?v=1.0
    Adam Nieto
    Data Scientist
    Pfizer Inc.
    Adam is a data scientist and software engineer at Pfizer Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Binghamton University. In his spare time, Adam enjoys helping the community and contributing to open source projects.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/1975i4302457B077392BB/image-dimensions/150x150?v=1.0
    Ignacio Toledo
    Data Analyst
    ALMA Observatory
    Ignacio works as Data Analyst and Lead Scientist in the Dynamical Scheduling Algorithm Subsystem at the ALMA Observatory. Fierce advocate of Dataiku DSS within the organization, he has led efforts to develop a Data Science Charter to improve operations. As an Astronomer on duty, you’ll find Ignacio most often in the control room of the observatory.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/2127iFF52F4182886B5F3/image-dimensions/150x150?v=1.0
    Marlan Crosier
    Senior Data Scientist
    Marlan develops healthcare related predictive models for Premera, a health insurance company. He brings a broad background in healthcare leadership and operations to his work as a data scientist.
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  • https://community.dataiku.com/t5/image/serverpage/image-id/1980i7BE7BDB445EC1955/image-dimensions/150x150/image-coordinates/86%2C124%2C603%2C641?v=1.0
    Tom Brown
    Director Data & Analytics
    Tom is a data analyst helping non-profit organizations around the world better understand their stakeholders through data. He brings skills as an agile project leader and group facilitator to the team he works with helping them successfully integrate technology into their daily work. As a hobby, Tom enjoys using computational and DL to create his surrealism visual artwork.
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  • Learning

    Special access to the Product team for insights into pre-release products, feedback sessions, training content, and connection to subject matter experts across our ecosystem to build up product and data science knowledge.

  • Recognition

    A distinct visual identity helps users recognize the Neurons in the Community. Their expertise is promoted across Dataiku’s global networks through speaking opportunities, content co-creation, and special brand initiatives.

  • Fun

    Not just another cool swag box! Fun lies in the culture of getting together at exclusive online and offline events, being connected to Dataikers across the organization, and many other networking opportunities.