Pieter Buteneers started his career in academia, first as a PhD student and later as a post-doc, where he did research on Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Brain Computer Interfaces and Epilepsy. He won the first prize in the biggest Deep Learning competition of 2015 together with a team machine learners from Ghent University: the National Data Science Bowl hosted on kaggle.com. In 2016, he finished his MBA at Flanders Business School and now he works as a Data Strategy and Machine Learning Consultant. He works for CoScale where, amongst others, he developed their anomaly detection system. At other companies he trains managers and developers to build and implement new strategies to extract value from data using Machine Learning algorithms.