Jerome Smith

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Data Scientist | Santiago, Chile

Jerome is a Data Scientist with extensive experience developing predictive and prescriptive models for international organizations, both as team leader and solo.

Experience

Gauss Consulotres S.A.
Data Scientist & Economist

Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Economist & Data Scientist

Emergya
BI Consultant

Location

Employment

Data Scientist & Economist
Gauss Consulotres S.A. (March 2013 - Present)
Founding partner of Gauss Consultores. As the Chief Data Scientist, oversees the development of predictive models for company clients. Currently developing an artificial intelligence application for healthcare.

Economist & Data Scientist
Universidad Complutense de Madrid (February 2018 - Present)
Co-developing with colleague, macroeconomic model of GDP convergence of Spain's regions based on augmented Solow models, in particular Mankiw, Romer, and Weil.

BI Consultant
Emergya (February 2018 - Present)
For Emergya's client, the Chilean Ministry of Education, migrating the database for new vendor application and providing consulting services on the design of new data warehouse.

Data Science Instructor
World Trade Center Santiago (August 2016 - March 2018)
Teaching data science courses to business analysts. The syllabus includes linear regression, logit and machine learning applied to practical business problems.

Data Scientist Team Leader
Enel (May 2018 - July 2018)
Developed credit scoring predictive and prescriptive models for Enel Brazil that recommend the optimum collection actions based on maximizing the expected value of EBITDA, thus significantly improving cash flow. Led a team of data scientists and leveraged big data with Hadoop and machine learning.

Data Scientist & Economist
Galderma, subsidiary of Nestlé (November 2014 - January 2018)
Developed and deployed econometric model that predicts future sales and dashboard that displays marketing metrics. 

Data Scientist
F&K Consultores (October 2017 - January 2018)
Developed predictive models for F&K Consultores' clients. The models will help to reduce costs and comply with industry regulation.

BI Developer
Codelpa (April 2015 - January 2016)
A large manufacturer of paints and related chemicals. Developed data warehouse and BI application to automate financial statements.

Economist & Data Scientist
Chilean Ministry of Education (2013 - 2015)
Developed statistical models to predict the schoolchildren that are at the greatest risk of dropping out of school, in order to carry out timely interventions.  Improved the previous model by 300%. Developed and deployed data warehouse and BI application to support public policies in education.

Economist
Subtel (2014)
Chilean government telecommunications regulator. Designed balanced scorecard with metrics to measure the progress of the government program in reducing the digital divide, increasing competitiveness and quality of service of the telecommunications market, and lowering the price to the OECD average.

IT Manager
Chilean Museum Precolumbian Art (2013 - 2014)
Organized the IT department and successfully implemented IT infrastructure required for expansion of the museum.

BI Developer
DIBAM-Biblioredes (2013 - 2014)
Developed BI application that displays critical performance indicators for the Chilean public library network.

BI Developer
Bice Vida (2012 - 2013)
Insurance company. Developed BI application to measure the performance of company projects.

IT Instructor
Golden Training (2007 - 2013)
Taught business intelligence, databases, and SQL language.

BI Developer
Tres Montes Lucchetti (2007 - 2012)
Developed a corporate dashboard with financial performance metrics: sales, costs, and profits.

IT Manager
Williamson Industrial (2009 - 2010)
Aligned the IT department with the company business objectives.

BI Developer
L’Oreal Chile (2009 - 2010)
Developed several BI applications.

University Professor
Universidad Andrés Bello (2007)
Lectured on relational database modeling, software engineering, and business intelligence.

IT instructor
Quintec Educación (2003 - 2007)

BI Developer
Antera (2005)
Developed BI application.

IT Consultant
Barrick Chile (1996-2004)
Trained users in Excel and Word. Developed an application for human resources.

Systems Auditor
Price Waterhouse Coopers Chile (1995 - 1996)
Assessed the risks in the organization of IT departments of large firms and their impact on the reliability of the firm’s financial statements.

Volunteer Experience:

Alumni Ambassador
University of London International Programmes (2013)
Assists prospective, new, and current students with studying for a University of London degree through the International Programs.

http://www.londoninternational.ac.uk/community-supportresources/alumni/alumni-ambassadors/country

Education

London School of Economics
Diploma for Graduates in Economics (2012)

Universidad de Chile
BSc in Mathematics (1988)

Certifications:

  • Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R Server, 2017
  • Data Science Specialization, Johns Hopkins University through Coursera, 2016
  • Diploma in Business Intelligence, Universidad de Chile, 2006
  • Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) in SQL Server, 2005

Certification Project:
The data science specialization at Johns Hopkins University included developing a word predictor which can be viewed at the following links:

http://rpubs.com/jerosmith/Data_Science_Capstone
https://jerosmith.shinyapps.io/Data_Science_Capstone/

Technical Skills

R / Python, Microsoft R Server / RevoScaleR, SQL Language, Microsoft SQL Server / SSAS / SSIS, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hadoop / Hue / Hive SQL 2, IBM SPSS Modeler, Excel.