Thomas Wood

I originally studied Physics to Master’s level and then moved into the machine learning field, completing a second Masters in Computer Speech, Text and Internet Technology at the University of Cambridge in 2008.

Since then I have stayed in the exciting field of machine learning for more than 10 years. I have worked in a variety of companies in industries including consulting, computer science, recruitment, retail and security, as well as some research experience.

I retain some academic links, where I give a yearly talk in the Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School at Oxford University.

In recent years I have specialised in deep learning, which is an exciting area of machine learning that allows computers to interpret text, sound and images. I have used this with commercial success for processing CVs and job descriptions, and also for biometric security applications (face and fingerprint recognition).

Through my company Fast Data Science Ltd, I can provide various services from consulting to complete production ready deployment of machine learning solutions. I am based in London, UK but am willing to work with clients over the globe. I take on contracting and consulting work for large and small companies.

You can find more details on my career and qualifications from my LinkedIn page. References are available on request. 

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