CEO, Wild Tree Tech
Tim Head is CEO of Wild Tree Tech, a freelance consultancy specializing in building full stack data science solutions and teaching artificial intelligence skills. Customers include a large international organization based in Geneva, startups, NGOs, open source projects, and research groups. Tim is a mentor for Mozilla’s Open Leadership program. He is a known good actor in the Python data ecosystem and has contributed to the development of Project Jupyter and other PyData projects for several years. He has extensive experience using and developing Python and C++ for data science applications, is one of the maintainers of scikit-optimize, a Python library for blackbox optimization, and has contributed to scikit-learn. Tim has given many talks at small and large international conferences like PyCon and EuroSciPy and co-organizes the PyData meetup in Zurich. He holds a PhD in experimental particle physics from the University of Manchester.