Cristina Sanchez Gras and Jonathan Harris have been appointed as Machine Learning Programs’ latest Data Scientists.

Machine Learning Programs (MLP) has welcomed two new Data Scientists to its offices in Amsterdam. The appointments come as part of MLP’s strategic pledge to support more businesses through the power of data science.

Joining MLP is Cristina Sanchez Gras. Cristina holds a PhD degree in Experimental Particle Physics from the Vrije Universiteit, as well as a MSc and BSc in Physics from the universities of València and Groningen. Cristina’s PhD research focused on the analysis of data from proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider in CERN, with the aim of studying of the proton structure. Commenting on her new role, Cristina said:

“I am excited to be joining MLP and contributing to their data science proposition. Data science offers so many opportunities and I am pleased to be joining a team where we can bring these opportunities to life for the market to benefit.”

Alongside Cristina, Jonathan Harris will also be joining MLP. Jonathan earned his MSc. in Data Science from the University of Amsterdam, and also holds BSc. and MSc. degrees in Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering from the US. Before MLP, Jonathan was an accomplished medical researcher; publishing over 25 journal articles and presenting his work at conferences worldwide. More recently, Jonathan has worked as a Data Science consultant and Business Intelligence Developer at multiple tech start-ups. Jonathan is eager to support MLP’s data science pledge:

“Data science can offer a truly powerful proposition for any growing business. We have an exciting year ahead at MLP and I am pleased to be a part of it.”

Machine Learning Program’s CEO, Damian Baxter, said:

“I am delighted to welcome Cristina and Jonathan. They both have a wealth of knowledge and first-hand experience of data science; coupled together with their business acumen I am looking forward to delivering more cutting-edge solutions with the MLP team.”