Richard Freeman

Lead Data and Machine Learning Engineer
JustGiving

Dr Richard T. Freeman, works for JustGiving, a tech-for-good company and the world's most trusted platform for online giving, that’s helped 24 million users in 164 countries raise $4.5 billion for good causes. He is a hands-on AWS Solution Architect, Data and Machine Learning Engineer with proven success in delivering cloud-based big data analytics and scalable data science solutions. At Capgemini, he worked on large and complex projects for Fortune Global 500 companies and has experience in extremely diverse, challenging and multi-cultural business environments. Richard has a solid background in computer science and holds a Master of Engineering (MEng) in computer systems engineering and Doctorate (PhD) in machine learning, artificial intelligence and natural language processing. He has worked in charity, insurance, retail banking, recruitment, financial services, financial regulators, central government and e-commerce sectors, where he: * Provided design, architecture and technical consulting on client site for complex event processing, business intelligence, enterprise content management, and business process management solutions. * Delivered in-house cloud-based big data solutions for large scale machine learning, search, streaming, graph, and natural language processing systems. * Worked closely with IBM and AWS and presented at industry events and summits * Published articles in numerous journals, presented at conferences and acted as peer-reviewer