Rui Machado

Rui Machado

Manager of BI and Big Data @ Jumia // Co-founder and CEO @ ShopAI.co

Bio

Rui Machado academic background has a graduate degree in Information Systems, a post-graduation in Business Intelligence, a Master degree in Data Analytics and is now a PHD student in Informatics Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto. He is a hands-on information systems manager, developer and an entrepreneur, highly oriented for innovative solutions, always looking for technical and business solutions to fix all sort of problems. Over seven years of experience in the design and implementation of business intelligence and analytics solutions, leadership and defining the vision of technology-oriented teams. Professionally he has been collaborating with companies from industries such as healthcare, e-commerce, and logistics, architecting and implementing solutions to solve data and decision support related problems. He is currently working as an Engineering Manager for Business Intelligence and Big Data at JUMIA and is the Co-founder of the artificial intelligence company ShopAI.co.

A journey towards big data

I will share the main learnings discovered in the journey of implementation of Jumia's big data platform. How should we approach the current data platforms? How to migrate a normal data engineer to a big data one? How to manage change in management levels? What to try first? Is there a way to let the company guide your implementation strategy? All these questions will be answered in this session.

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