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Jesse Moore

Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Leader, and Entry-Level Dad



The hype about data science is real, the execution behind it is not.
I help companies bridge the gap.
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Finding useful information in messy data - Building machine learning products - Deep Learning for NLP - Solving open problems - Building data applications - Cutting straight to the meaningful parts

What I've Been Doing


  • Graduated Mechanical Engineering and managed projects @ ExxonMobil Canada
  • Moved to Australia (Canada was cold)
  • Managed large construction projects @ Senex Energy (Building things was fun)

  • 2015

  • Travelled the world while building trading models and dashboards for the stock market
  • Began writing about financial markets @ Seeking Alpha

  • 2016

  • Broke a quarter of a million views and became an Expert-Contributor at Seeking Alpha
  • Moved to Hamburg, Germany and started a data science consultancy
  • Worked for great companies and with great people (Zalando, Dreamtalents, Sigma News)

  • 2017

  • Married my lovely wife, Irena, on a small island in Denmark
  • Moved to Sofia, Bulgaria and met a pair of fascinating entrepeneurs from the UK and Norway whom invited me co-found their hedge-fund turned technology startup, Sigmai
  • Built and deployed powerful Natural Language Processing tech at Sigmai with some amazing data scientists, engineers and linguists

  • 2018

  • Became a father (Had no idea what I was doing)
  • Started selling that technology to hedge-funds and media companies
  • Sold Sigmai to Commetric at the tail end of 2018, with the technology being used to help major global brands and fortune 500 companies understand how communcation effects share price.

  • 2019/2020

  • Co-founded an Out-of-home advertising company called mobilads and grew it to $5 million in ARR

  • 2020

  • Consulted to world-class companies, Y-Combinator alumni, and global hedge funds to help them build and deploy deep learning.
  • Built some of the world's best legal translation algoriths at Bluescribe.
  • Consulted at VoiceOps, building a series of industry first hybrid-transformers for ASR post-processing, call-center optimization and text classification.

  • 2021 till Now

  • Became a repeat dad. Still as confused as ever.
  • Built a series of high-sharpe ratio trading strategies at Avatar Securites
  • Building quantitative trading infrastructure and trying to figure out capital markets using modern data science.

Some Advice For Myself

  • Learn every day; don't worry so much about what you are learning as long as it's something you're interested in.
  • Excel in a career that mixes opportunity with something you love doing.
  • Set deadlines. Even if you don't think you need them, you need them, so set them.
  • Don't be afraid of change.
  • Strive to be a better person. Be a better person, be kind, be giving.
  • Shutup and listen more.