Data Scientist Xander Bailey and Engagement Manager Hussain Masoom have partnered with UCL’s Data Science Society and Consulting Society to judge a virtual hackathon.

The hackathon ran from Saturday 7 – Friday 13 November where 20 groups were presented a scenario: A Private Equity (PE) firm that specialises in the automotive and travel industry is new to data science, machine learning and AI. They want to understand the capabilities of the technology and how it can help them with their business.

Students had to create a short slide deck that describes their approach, summarises the results and describes how they would deploy their models.

date & time

Tuesday 17 November, 2020
16.00-18.00 GMT