Tihomir is a financial and data analyst turned database designer from Zagreb, Croatia. He has extensive experience in the financial services industry, which helps him combine his finance background with his interest in data. When not tinkering with data, he likes to play the guitar in a band and pretend to be a musician. He also regularly writes columns for the Croatian LGBT news site CroL.hr and hopes to soon write his first novel.
Kateryna is a data science writer from Kyiv, Ukraine. She worked for BNP Paribas, the leading European banking group, as an internal auditor for more than 6 years. More recently, she decided to pursue only the favorite part of her job—data analysis. Now she is continuing her self-education with deep-learning courses, enjoys coding for data analysis and visualization projects, and writes on the topics of data science and artificial intelligence. Kateryna is also a proud mother of two lovely toddlers, who make her life full of fun.
Aldo is a data architect with a passion for the cloud. From leading a team of data professionals to coding a data warehouse in the cloud, Aldo has experience with the whole lifecycle of data-intensive projects. Aldo spends his free time forecasting geopolitical events in forecasting tournaments.
SQL Server Database and BI Trainer, Consultant and Developer
Engineer @ Axones
Former Freelance Database Developer, Mother of 4 children
Ignacio is a database consultant from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He’s worked for 15 years as a database consultant for IT companies like Informix and IBM. These days, he teaches databases at Sarmiento University and works as a PostgreSQL independent SQL consultant. A proud father of four kids with 54 years in his backpack, Ignacio plays soccer every Saturday afternoon, enjoying every match as if it’s his last one.
Jakub was a journalist for various news television stations for many years. Then, he fell in love with programming, and it changed his life. At Vertabelo, he attracts and retains clients through content marketing. In his free time, he enjoys playing football with his son, reading science fiction, training in martial arts, and cooking for his family and friends.
Agnieszka is a Chief Content Officer at Vertabelo. Before coming to Vertabelo, she worked as a Java programmer. She has a PhD in mathematics and over 10 years of experience in teaching mathematics and computer science at the University of Warsaw. In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, going mountain hiking and practicing yoga.
Dorota is an IT engineer and works as a Data Science Writer for Vertabelo. She has experience as a Java programmer, webmaster, teacher, lecturer, IT specialist, and coordinator of IT systems. In her free time, she loves working in the garden, taking photos of nature, especially macro photos of insects, and visiting beautiful locations in Poland.
Junior Java Developer @ e-point
Shanika is a software engineer at WSO2, one of the leading open-source software companies in the world. Always keen to share her knowledge, she also works as a part-time freelance writer. Her favorite subjects are SQL and data science. In her free time, she enjoys increasing her knowledge and sharpening her skills by taking online courses.
Nuclear Engineer by day and Data Scientist by night, Zahin is passionate about driving business with data. He has 5+ years of industry experience in energy and power generation and has a master’s degree in Engineering with a focus in Data Science. He loves learning, whether from an industry veteran or a high school science enthusiast.
Adrian is an active software developer focused on Java and SQL-related technologies. He holds a Master’s Degree in both Computer Science and Applied Linguistics. While most people focus on specialization, he goes against the flow and believes that diversity is key to personal development. You’ll find him weightlifting, playing the piano, studying psychology and travelling around the world.
Marija works as a data scientist in the banking industry. She specializes in big data platforms (Cloudera and Hadoop) with software and technologies such as Hive/Impala, Python and PySpark, Kafka, and R. Marija has an extensive background in DWH/ETL development in the banking industry. Her main interests are predictive modeling, real-time decision-making, and social network analysis. Outside of work, Marija enjoys listening to her favorite LPs on her old gramophone—and never grows tired of its soothing crackle.
Junior Technical Writer @ Vertabelo
Hi, I’m Kate!
I’m a growth marketer striving for excellence. I work in the cold emailing sector where I focus on finding innovative ideas to drive user acquisition. I also host webinars and write (mainly) about SQL. Let’s connect on LinkedIn or Twitter and grow something together! :)
Martyna is a software developer with a passion for programming, automation, and innovation. Currently working for the global corporate IT consulting sector, she is a new-generation techie who hails from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. She has certifications in both database administration and Java development. Her interests include creating small automation devices using embedded systems and various electronic components. In her free time, she practices yoga, which helps her to center her thoughts and come up with new ideas.
Marcin is a Social Media Manager with B2C and B2B experience. He seeks new trends, tools, and inspiration every day to keep up with online communication standards. Marcin likes working with various forms of visual content—short videos, infographics, photos, and live streams…. You name it! In his free time, Marcin likes to build Gunpla models and learn about space, philosophy, and cooking.
Kamila has been working in e-learning for three years, with an emphasis on adapting digital training methodologies to suit diverse learning styles. Kamila loves sailing, writing, reading, and taking long walks in the forest. Occasionally, Kamila grows nostalgic of the mountains she gave up in favor of sailing.
Arleta is a business professional rooted in the tech industry. Born and raised in Warsaw, she has collaborated with top IT companies such as Samsung R&D Institute, Daftcode or Ethworks. Her main professional interests are marketing, business development, and leadership. After work, she puts on her dancing shoes and goes to salsa clubs and on days off enjoys traveling.
With two diplomas in the humanities and experience in the e-publishing industry, Magdalena started her IT adventure in 2014. Now, she works as a front-end developer and helps others learn web technologies. She’s a learning enthusiast keenly interested in things as different as foreign languages and satellite data. She can’t imagine her life without coffee and travelling, especially far north.
Rebecca is a former journalist and government analyst who is now working as a full-time freelance writer and editor. With three master’s degrees in International Affairs from three different countries under her belt, she’s now happily settled in a blueberry-colored ‘tiny house’ in rural New Zealand with her Hungarian software developer fiancé and their little lamb, Jenny. Rebecca is passionate about making technical information accessible and interesting, and she gets excited about punchy writing, architectural design, and good chocolate.
Over the past 25 years, Jeffrey has worked in various roles in financial services software, with a focus on transaction banking and automation with artificial intelligence methods. He has extensive knowledge and expertise in financial payments, combating financial crime, and virtual account management. His experience spans various disciplines ranging from architecture and design to product management and sales.
Public Relations Specialist
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Data Scientist @ ISM Canada
Andrew is a technical writer from Dublin, Ireland. He started his career as a full-stack software developer. However, over time, he found himself enjoying writing documentation and user guides more than programming. He is now focused on breaking down complex subjects so that the writing is clear and understandable, regardless of the readers’ technical background.
Pierre is a Customer Success Specialist at Vertabelo. Originally from the UK, Pierre previously worked in several Supply Chain and Project Management positions at various companies in London. Data Analysis has always been a part of his work, and he believes it is a skill everybody can benefit from. In his free time, he enjoys making jewelry, traveling, and visiting family and friends back in London.
Adrian is a CRM Analyst working closely with Vertabelo.
Kamil works as a Java developer and is a machine learning hobbyist. He loves clean code and turning interesting data into effective charts. His goal of giving people access to knowledge is fulfilled by being a member of the ML in PL Association, an organization that supports the machine learning community in Poland. In his free time, he likes playing computer games.
Karolina is a digital and database enthusiast, a social media pro, and possibly the biggest fan of classic rock. She is a graduate of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. In her free time, she photographs clouds, wanders forest trails, and reads too many detective stories.