Alexei Natyokin — Data Souls

CEO, Data Souls; Founder and Benevolent Dictator, Open Data Science Community; Data Fest project organizer

Open Data Science is the largest expert community in the CIS with over 28,000 members. Natyokin is the organizer of Data Fest, one of the largest Data Science conferences in the world and the biggest in the CIS and Europe. He is the founder of the Data Souls platform for machine learning competitions and the author of the Artificial Intelligence section of the Digit Lesson 2019, which has become the world’s largest AI educational program.

Work experience

Natyokin completed more than 20 practical projects at DM Labs, Deloitte, Diginiteca and Siemens, and organized several Data Science educational programs for students, engineers, company heads, and school students. He also wrote 13 scientific articles on machine learning in peer-reviewed journals.


Mathematics and Mechanics Faculty, St. Petersburg State University; Technical University of Munich.

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