Mark Grundland loves to bring beautiful ideas to life. As a data science and product management consultant with over 20 years experience in research and development, his approach combines the creative mindset of a designer with the commercial passion of an entrepreneur.
Bridging the gap between technology and market opportunity, he regularly advises tech startups on commercializing innovation in software, data, internet, and mobile applications, ranging from online marketing and social media to medical imaging and 3D printing. Currently, Mark Grundland is working with Vanguard Strategy and Pfizer to analyze big data sets of patient treatment histories in order to construct a predictive model of market opportunities for drug repurposing. Previously, as a data scientist with Skimlinks, he investigated the contextual and behavioral factors that signal purchase intent, distinguishing people who are just browsing online from those who are ready to buy online. He graduated with a PhD in image processing from the University of Cambridge. His research interests encompass statistical modeling, computer graphics, computer vision, machine learning, natural language processing, information retrieval, information visualization, and user experience design.
Talks I've Given
Winning Ways for Your Visualization Plays
Featuring Mark Grundland
What enables an effective data visualization to deliver insight at a glance? This talk presents practical techniques for how information visualization design can take better account of the fundamental limitations of visual perception, exploring the design choices that determine whether a picture...functional datavisualization