Hi, I'm Antoine!
After spending a few years being a data geek, I'm now managing a team of bright people who use data to predict issues on large earthmoving equipment. I started as an electronics engineer, and after doing a PhD on Neural Networks, I caught the Data Science bug!
Working in the industry with an academic background, I have a natural interest for applying research/advanced techniques into an industrial setting.
I like to communicate and be social: I'm a founder of the Newcastle Data Analytics meetup, I blog on LinkedIn, write the odd conference research paper, and most of all enjoy attending industry and research conferences.
Talks I've Given
From Zero to Tensorflow: Building an Analytics Dept.
Featuring Antoine Desmet
Day 1: one engineer vs. a heap of time-series data on a 1990s-era databasepractice
Four years on, there's 8 of us, we run TensorFlow analytics on a Hadoop cluster to detect subtle signs of a potential breakdown on earthmoving equipment. We've prevented million-dollar component failures, and reduced a lot...