Pavel Pleskov

Rank #4, Kaggle Grandmaster

Pavel graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University (2010) and New Economic School (2012). For a year, he worked as a financial consultant at Oliver Wyman. Then he began to build algorithms in the high-frequency trading industry (HFT). For two years, he was a co-founder and CBDO of ThunderBid.
After that, he found his calling in Data Science. In a year and a half, Pavel became the 1st in Russia and the 3rd in the world competition ranking at Kaggle. Since then, he was professionally participating and helping to organize online competitions and hackathons in DS / ML. Pavel is a huge fan of traveling, motorcycles, and kitesurfing.