Ilya Prokin

PhD, Chief Data Science and Technology Officer

Remote from Paris

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Location and geographical scope

Paris, France
Remote only
Works remotely most of the time


Business sector
  • Biotechnology
  • High Tech
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical field




Skills (43)

Ilya in a few words

Focused on Data Products. Data Scientist and Engineer. Trained as a scientist. PhD in Computational Neuroscience/Biology. Published research papers. Applied Data Science and Machine Learning in Manufacturing, Finance, and Biotech. Managed cloud servers. Developed numerical simulation software, chatbots, websites, web scrappers, prediction models. Co-founded startups. Supervised interns and students. Applied for public funds. Organized Data Science community in Paris.





June 2020 - Today

— Developed MVP: used python/HTML/CSS/Bootstrap to develop SaaS AI platform to replace expensive antibodies with aptamers, using Artificial Intelligence: feature mining from aptamers, NGS data analysis, binding scores prediction, SELEX optimization.
— Coordinated with C-level executives of aptamer companies, secured POC / pilots.
#datascience #python #AWS #linux #mysql #neo4j #docker #pandas #sklearn #keras #deeplearning #websites #datascraping

Entrepreneur First

High Tech

Founder in residence

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

April 2020 - Today

— Was one of 3% of applicants selected to join EF.
— Provided weekly reports to Entrepreneurs in residence and VC partners and eventually pitched to the investment committee for pre-seed funding.
— Topics: Business Models, Financial Modelling, B2B Sales, OKRs, Market Sizing, Competition and Defensibility Analysis, Early Stage Growth, Fundraising, Investor Decks, Venture Economics, Communication, Customer Development.

Open Data Science Paris

High Tech

Community Organizer

Paris, Ile-de-France, France

January 2019 - Today

— Build a strong data science community that meets every week.
— Great data science ecosystem with access to variety of deep expertise: including accomplished researchers, math olympiad winners, strong competitive data scientists.


High Tech

Co-founder and CTO

Paris Area, France

April 2019 - March 2020

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