About the Speaker
An avid gamer since early times, Nicolau moved to Finland to pursue a PhD in 2007. After finishing his studies in machine learning and data science in 2015, he started working for the indie game development company Shark Punch, one of WiredUK's 2015 Top-100 European startup companies. The company's main project is Playfield.io, which is aimed at solving the game discovery problem and creating better game communities. Nicolau handles analytics, recommendation systems and all data science projects for Shark Punch.