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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.




Leading retailer, with 460,000 colleagues, we serve millions of customers every week, in our stores and online.




At JPMorgan Chase & Co, technology innovation is driven by a shared commitment to stay ahead of our customers’ needs globally. In our worldwide tech centers, our team of 40,000 technology professionals collaborate to design, build, & deploy solutions that include strategic technology initiatives, big data, mobile solutions, electronic payments, machine learning, cyber security & cloud development.



Man AHL is a pioneer of systematic trading, bringing a scientific, empirical mind-set to investing. We mix mathematics, computer science, statistics and engineering with terabytes of data to understand and seek to predict financial markets.

Technology is at the heart of everything we do; state-of-the-art quantitative trading strategies necessitate state-of the-art technology at all stages, from market data acquisition and initial research through to model implementations and trade execution.

Man AHL’s teams are active users of Python and its full scientific stack including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas and Scikit-learn. We are also committed to promoting a flourishing Python ecosystem and growing the community around open source projects. Man AHL sponsors the monthly PyData and Machine Learning meetups in London, and our developers contribute to a number of significant open-source projects. We have also open-sourced our time-series storage engine: Arctic, as well as our data visualisation and automated reporting package: PyBloqs.

Further information can be found at www.man.com/ahl or, for all things technology at Man AHL, follow us on twitter @ManAHLTech.


Mango Solutions


Mango Solutions are empowering organisations to make informed decisions using data science and advanced analytics. Mango provide advanced analysis solutions, consulting, training, and application development for some of the best-known companies in the world. Founded in 2002 and based in UK, Mango offers a number of bespoke products and services for data analysis, including validation of open-source software for regulated industries.

Cambridge Spark


Cambridge Spark provides continuous professional development for data scientists. Cambridge Spark offers intensive, part-time training programmes, weekend bootcamps and regular community events on the latest tools and techniques in data science and software development, to equip individuals with the most relevant skills for industry needs. Cambridge Spark also runs specialised in-house training for corporate clients and teams looking to further develop their workforce.



Ometria is a customer marketing platform that enables retailers to send personalised, relevant marketing messages throughout the customer journey. Built specifically for retailers, Ometria’s AI-powered platform collects and aggregates data from all customer touch points in real-time, and uses machine learning to profile and send the most effective marketing messages to each individual across all channels. Ometria is trusted by some of the fastest growing retail brands in the world such as Moss Bros, Crew Clothing, Charlotte Tilbury, Feelunique, LoveCrafts, Wonderbly, and Graze.com.



The Farfetch Group consists of Farfetch.com, Farfetch Black & White, Store of The Future and Browns (including Brownsfashion.com). Founded by Portuguese entrepreneur José Neves in 2008, Farfetch was launched as an e-commerce marketplace for luxury boutiques around the world. Farfetch has since evolved into a platform for the luxury industry, connecting customers in over 190 countries with items from 700 of the world’s best boutiques and brands from over 40 countries. Farfetch ensures a truly unique experience with the ability to shop the most extensive selection of luxury on one platform.

Farfetch is a true global omni-channel platform with the proprietary end-to-end API at the core of an unrivalled technology and logistics network. Through its business units Store of The Future, Farfetch Black & White and Browns, Farfetch continues to invest in innovation and develop key technologies, business solutions and services for the luxury fashion industry, connecting online and offline retail. Store of The Future is a customized suite of technologies developed to help brands and boutiques enhance the customer journey by bridging the offline and online worlds. Farfetch is backed by world-renowned tech and luxury investors, IDG, Temasek, Eurazeo, DST Global, Index Ventures, Vitruvian and Condé Nast International.

QBE European Operations


QBE Insurance Group is Standard & Poor’s ‘A+’ rated and is one of the world's leading international insurers and reinsurers, headquartered in Sydney, Australia. We operate in 37 countries with a presence in all key insurance markets, and are lead underwriters within our chosen markets, setting rates and conditions.

In Europe, QBE offers an extensive range of business insurance products from the standard suite of property, liability and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine, energy and political risk. QBE works in partnership with insurance intermediaries to deliver tailored cover to businesses from sole traders, via its online trading platform, to SMEs, large corporates and global multinationals.



dunnhumby is a world-leader in customer data science, dunnhumby has pioneered the use of big data to drive growth for retailers and brands since 1989. With 46 offices in 27 countries, dunnhumby’s strategic process, proprietary insights and multi-channel media capabilities deliver competitive advantage for clients including Coca-Cola, Homeplus, L’Oreal, Monoprix, Procter & Gamble, Raia Drogasil, Raley’s, Shoprite and Tesco. Applying insights from 800 million shoppers globally, with specialisms in customer knowledge, customer engagement, pricing & promotions, category management and supplier collaboration – dunnhumby optimises retailer data investment, develops internal expertise and creates tailored solutions that build margin, sales & profit in all competitive environments.




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).



JetBrains delivers intelligent software solutions that make developers more productive by simplifying their challenging tasks, automating the routine, and helping them adopt the best development practices. PyCharm is the Python IDE for Professional Developers by JetBrains providing a complete set of tools for productive Python, Web and scientific development, available in three editions. The free and open-source PyCharm Community Edition is perfect for pure Python coding. PyCharm Professional Edition is designed for professional Python and Web developers. PyCharm Educational Edition helps novice programmers learn programming with Python easily and effectively.



Pluralsight is the technology learning platform for organizations that need to enhance the expertise of their technologists to keep up with the pace of technological change and deliver key innovations on time, on budget and securely. With Pluralsight, you can evaluate the technical abilities of your teams, align learning to key business objectives, and close skills gaps in critical areas like cloud, mobile, security, design and data. With the largest network of expert technologists in the world, over 6,000 courses and the ability to quantify impact and performance, Pluralsight is helping enterprise technology leaders succeed in the digital age.



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.



By combining human and AI-powered processes, JamieAi efficiently connects Data Professionals in search of a new job with organisations looking for new talent.


Mind Foundry


Mind Foundry is a technology spin-out from the University of Oxford’s Machine Learning Research Group (MLRG), a specialist group within Information Engineering in the Department of Engineering Science. The group pioneers probabilistic reasoning applied to problems in science, industry and commerce. Mind Foundry refines a foundation of principled academic research, developing new ML capabilities to solve real-world problems at scale and speed. Our current clients are global leaders at the leading edge of exploiting the full value of AI & ML to address operational challenges and service growth opportunities. They come from diverse areas – Industrial, Consumer and Finance – and all require the next generational shift in the use of AI & ML to transform their existing business models and end-to-end processes. Our platform fully automates the data science pipeline, thereby removing the obstacles that data scientists face when trying to solve real world problems. Our AuDaS platform enhances data, both structured and unstructured, with innovative machine learning algorithms to deliver better and faster insight without compromise.



Packt helps the world put software to work in new ways through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals. Working towards that vision, Packt has published more than 5,500 expert-authored books and videos, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done — whether it’s learning an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

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