Our next meetup will be at another Canadian startup, Mogo.

About Mogo:
Our aspiration is to become the go-to financial for the next generation of Canadian consumers by leveraging technology and design. With over 350k members, we are building a financial brand that’s transforming  the way Canadians access, manage, and control credit. We make financial products for everyday life that we ourselves would want to use. Convenience, transparency, and simplicity are things we value. Mogo is dismantling—and recreating— banking—to offer solutions that help Canadians take control of their financial health.

SCHEDULE 

6:00 pm – Networking, snacks, drinks. 
6:30 pm – Presentations:

• Carlos Medeiros and Ingrid Brizotti – Data Science at Mogo: Comparing Traditional Techniques vs. Deep Learning

• Ingrid Brizotti – Recommender systems for movies: Testing different approaches in Collaborative filtering using a Twitter dataset

7:30 pm – More networking, snacks, drinks.

Speaker bios:

Ingrid Brizotti

Ingrid joined Mogo as a Data Scientist in January 2017. Ingrid spent the previous 10 years working for 2 of the largest banks in various risk, analytics and fraud roles. Ingrid has a Masters degree in Physics and recently completed a post-graduate certification in Data Analytics, Big Data and Predictive Analytics from Ryerson University. 

Carlos Medeiros

Carlos is a data scientist who enjoys working in rapidly changing, complex environments. Carlos started up and engineered financial services and risk management operations by optimizing delivery, implementing new technologies, and by managing great teams capable of breaking new grounds through leading edge analytics. His leadership engages people in the pursuit of audacious goals while enhancing controls and building constructs for excellent governance. 

See you there!

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