The Data Science Experience


Focusing on digitalization, fintech, open banking, data privacy and regulatory compliance is key for today's data scientists in the banking industry.

Mariana Palacio


Mariana explains how she used SAS with open-source tool integration to create a model that improved customer experience.

Specializing in analytics and service intelligence management, Mariana develops and deploys forecasting models and applies machine learning to banking challenges. She has a bachelor’s degree in Statistics and a master’s degree in Marketing and Management Engineering from the National University of Colombia.

Nikos Droukas

Data Analytics Manager
National Bank of Greece

Learn how Nikos uses analytics to boost customer satisfaction by streamlining lending processes and improving investment services.

Nikos has worked with banks across Central Europe, the Balkans and in the Middle East to help them be analytics pioneers. He has a bachelor’s degree in Informatics and a master’s degree in Applied Economics and Finance, both from the Athens University of Economics and Business. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

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