2016 – Graduated from General Assembly – Data Science
2015 – Nominated for Pace Engineering’s Young Achiever of the Year
2008-2016 Founded over 5 Start-Up businesses, raising $30,000 and sold one.
Student - General Assembly
Data Science concepts including Ensembling, Bagging, Boosting, RF, CV, KFolds, Network Analysis, NLP, Time Series Decomposition, Deep Learning and Neural Networks.
Various lab exercises using Python, R and SQL with technologies like AWS, Docker and Spark.
Set up a Spark Cluster on EMR with 2 nodes and Zeppelin installed.
Ran Tensor Flow on an EC2 instance to classify handwritten digits with 98.6% accuracy
Major Project – Predicting Airbnb Prices
• Pricing model for short-term rental prices using 92 features from 11000 Airbnb.com listings.
• Optimised Random Forest ensemble with feature engineering and cross-validation.
• Model was validated and currently used for new properties listed on Heytom.com.au
Digital Marking Manager - TheGiftCollective.com
SEO, SEM, SEM and EDM Marketing Channels
Built in virality K factor of 2.1
4 consecutive months of +10% month on month growth.
Chemical Engineer - Siemens Water Technologies
Nominated for Young Achiever of the Year 2015 – Pace Engineering
Various projects with $1.9 million in cost savings and quality improvements.
Reduced factory production time from 42 to 19 days
Increased factory production from 130 to 240 modules per day.
Stock Broker - Bellmont Securities
Trade execution, option settlements and portfolio rebalancing.
Founder - Various Websites
2007 to current
Founded and developed several eCommerce websites and online start-ups including:
• FergHSC Online, Australian eLearning platform. (2011-2012)
• HouseofPerfume.com.au, Australian online perfume retailer. (2013-2016)
• MadameClaude.com.au, Designer adult retailer. (2013-2016 SOLD)
• Storagebuck.com.au, Marketplace for Self Storage (2015-2016)
• Heytom.com.au, Airbnb property management. (2015-2016 Funded)
Data Science Course - General Assembly
Dec 2015 - March 2016
11 Week course. Topics Covered
Regression (Linear, Lasso, Ridge, Random Forest)
Classification, Cross validation, KFold, Gradient Boosting.
Natural Language Processing, Recommendation Engines
AWS Suite (EC2, S3, EMR, Redshift), Docker, Spark
Final Project – Airbnb Property Pricing Prediction.
Product Management- General Assembly
Lean Six Sigma Greenbelt - Argo
Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Hons)
University of New South Wales, 2007-2011
Graduated with 1st Class Honours
Thesis – Encapsulation of CdSe Quantum dot nanoparticles in polyDivinylbenzene