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Anaconda, Inc.


With over 4.5 million users, Anaconda is the world’s most popular Python data science platform. Anaconda, Inc. continues to lead open source projects like Anaconda, NumPy and SciPy that form the foundation of modern data science. Anaconda’s flagship product, Anaconda Enterprise, allows organizations to secure, govern, scale and extend Anaconda to deliver actionable insights that drive businesses and industries forward.




Booking.com is the planet’s #1 accommodation site. Our diverse team, 13,000 strong, is united by a single mission: to help travelers, whatever their budgets, easily discover, book, and enjoy the world’s best places to stay. Whether in our Amsterdam HQ or at one of our 187 offices worldwide, we work hard to help make more than a million travel dreams come true every single day.

Want to help us in this mission? Join us as a data scientist or software developer in our headquarters on a beautiful canal in Amsterdam! Check us out on https://workingatbooking.com/.



Established in 2009, GoDataDriven is on the forefront of Big Data innovation. The team consists of a unique combination of experienced Data Scientists, excellent Data Engineers, all with state-of-the-art know-how of technology. Team members of GoDataDriven are characterised by a natural curiosity, pragmatic approach, learning capacity and well-developed communication skills.

Whether it is search optimization for an e-retailer, predictive maintenance for a public transportation company, fraud detection for a bank or supply chain management for a production company; GoDataDriven’s Big Data solutions add to the bottom-line of any business.

We enjoy working closely with our clients of GoDataDriven include Wehkamp, Bol.com, KLM, ING, Rabobank, Bakkersland and NPO.

GoDataDriven is proudly part of Xebia Group.




KPN is the largest telecom and IT service provider in the Netherlands. Our network is Dutch to the core. We have a clear mission – to help the Netherlands move forward through that network. We believe in a society in which communication technology makes life richer, easier and fuller. KPN wants to be the unifier of that society, for people and companies. At home, at work and on the move. We have the resources, and the technology and the reliable fixed and mobile networks. We use our knowledge and experience to make our services and products accessible for everyone, anytime, anywhere. We fulfill people’s expectations, but we also achieve the unexpected. KPN believes in technology, in the power of communication and in the power of connection. We are the network that enables the Netherlands to move forward.


Data & Analytics is an important asset within KPN. All data professionals are organized in one department, centrally controlled and located directly under the KPN Board. A great team is necessary to reach our large ambition. It’s not only about teamwork, but also about your personal development as a data professional (Data Scientist, Data Engineer, Data Analyst or BI modeler) through our Learning Lab. The Learning Lab provides access to the latest online and offline training materials and tailors this to your needs (learning on the job, inspiring place to work and ‘digitalks’).




Wouldn’t it be great if we could all generate our own sustainable energy? Good thing is, it's no longer a vision of the future. It's actually happening right now! And more and more people are joining in. They're deciding how they generate, use, sell and share energy with others. Together with our customers and partners we're looking for energy solutions that make it possible to live and work in a smarter way.

Working at Eneco means working at a leading company in sustainability, with a strong focus on innovation and entrepreneurship. We're pioneers in a changing energy market. With the promise ‘Welcome to the new world’, Eneco is making tomorrow’s technology available to everyone today. In addition to the Netherlands, Eneco is also active in Belgium, Germany, France and the United Kingdom. We have an amazing HQ only a few minutes walk from Rotterdam Alexander station and the best coffee bar in town. Ready to join our team? Check out our jobs at www.werkenbijeneco.nl




Pivigo is a data science marketplace, democratising access to data innovation to all organisations, by connecting them with our global community of freelance data scientists. The Pivigo networking platform allows for profile sharing, networking, and learning data skills. Pivigo also run Europe’s largest data science training programme S2DS (Science to Data Science).



Kiwi.com (formerly Skypicker) was founded by Oliver Dlouhý in 2012. Powered by its proprietary algorithm that allows users to combine flights from nearly 700 airlines (virtual interlining), including many that do not normally cooperate, and its industry-leading Kiwi.com Guarantee, it is now the fastest growing technology company in Central Europe based on its 7,165% rise in annual revenue between 2013 and 2016. It entered the 2017 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA list in 7th place, becoming the highest ever ranked Czech company. Kiwi.com today handles 50 million-plus daily search queries and offers 225,000-plus price updates per minute, allowing users to obtain the best deals via notifications and Price Alerts.



InSpark – Innovate to Accelerate

InSpark accelerates any organization with digital transformation. With Microsoft technology and the inspiration and right strategy to make smart choices. With the best people and the best solutions there are. Innovation that ensures lasting results. We are Microsoft Gold Partner and named Hybrid Cloud Partner of the Year 2017, Digital Transformer of the Year 2017 and multiple FD Gazelle.

Digital Transformation solutions for your whole organization, or parts of it:
- Your Customers - Exceed expectations by being truly customer oriented with our Customer Engagement solutions
- Your people - Create more connectivity, more efficiency and more productivity with our best practices Modern Workplace.
- Your data - Discover the power of data and make faster and better decisions with our Business Insights solutions.
- The platform - Provide high performance thanks to a scalable and safe Hybrid Cloud platform (GDPR-proof!).
- IT team - All your IT investments must also be profitable. Our guarantee that we provide 24/7 any IT need with our adoption services and Managed Services team.



The Jheronimus Academy of Data Science is a unique concept in the Netherlands. At three different locations Data Science can be studied, researched and applied through Bachelor and Graduate programs, PDeng education, Data Science Centers and incorporation into existing ecosystems.

With this unique cooperation we create a new knowledge infrastructure with which Noord-Brabant puts itself at the heart of the future.

BigData Republic


BigData Republic is a multidisciplinary team of experienced Data Scientists, Big Data Engineers and Big Data Architects. These combined skill sets and competencies allows them to not only build predictive and prescriptive models, but also to engineer software in a tailor-made big data infrastructure that efficiently processes data, applies algorithms and exposes data-driven insights.

They offer four key services: 1) Use-case discovery: Creating awareness and identifying big data potential, 2) Data science as-a-service: Delivering actionable insights without the need of a big data infrastructure, 3) Integrated data solutions: Implementing embedded analytics; real-time, adaptable and scalable solutions, 4) Training & consultancy: Providing skills and knowledge, enabling you to create big data solutions.

Whether it is about increasing sales, reducing risks or optimizing processes – BigData Republic is the expert partner during the full transition to a data-driven organization.



Textkernel's mission is to use AI, Machine Learning and Semantic Technology for matching people and jobs. With our advanced document parsing, as well as semantic searching and matching, we give our customers the right tools to connect supply and demand in the job market.

The Research and Development team is a mix of Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers, all passionate about delivering a state-of-the-art experience to our customers. Last year the team released Deep Learning parsing models for English CVs to production, reducing errors by 30%. This year we're focussing on pushing performance even further and expanding Deep Learning to over 20 languages.

Passionate about intelligent machines, advanced computing and Machine Learning? Join our Amsterdam-based team of more than 20 nationalities by heading over to www.textkernel.careers to get in touch!

Stroopwafel Sponsor

3D Hubs


3D Hubs is the world’s largest network of manufacturing Hubs. With services connected in over 140 countries, we’ll find the fastest and most price competitive manufacturing service near you. Also stroopwafels.

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