The Team

DR. JOSÉ QUESADA

FOUNDER & MANAGING DIRECTOR​

Jose Quesada holds a PhD in Machine learning and has worked at top research labs (U. of Colorado, Boulder; Carnegie Mellon; Max Planck Institute for Human Development). Previously he was a data scientist consultant, specializing in customer lifetime value, and also head data scientist at GetYourGuide.

He has mentored >150 AI projects and has over 19 years of experience in Machine Learning

DANIEL VOIGT GODOY

Dean

Daniel has 20+ years experience in developing solutions, programs and models using analytical skills across different industries: software development, government, fintech, retail and mobility, along with 7+ years experience with data processing, data analysis, machine learning and statistical tools: Python (numpy, scipy, pandas, scikit-learn), Spark, R Studio, MatLab and Statistica.  He is also an alumnus of Data Science Retreat (Batch 05).

ARUN KALARICKAL

Head of HR & Operations

Arun, originally from India, has completed his master’s in International Business and Consulting with a specialization in Human Resource Management from the Berlin School of Economics and Law. He has over 9 years of industry experience in Human Resource Management with special focus in Learning and Development. He is heading the human resource and operational activities of Data Science Retreat (DSR)