Pedro Rio

A senior software engineer and data scientist focusing on high impact initiatives at the intersection of strategy, design and engineering.

Pedro worked as a senior software engineer and data scientist in FundCalcs, SimpleSchoolAdmin, wearebo and Wordans. He is reading for a M.S. in Data Science and Engineering at Instituto Superior Técnico and holds a M.S. in Finance and a B.S. in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics.

His research interests involve information engineering, complex networks and social science. Feel free to get in touch via Twitter DM or pedrocacaisrio@gmail.com.


Experience

  • Senior software engineer at Strydal
  • Previously worked as a software engineer and data scientist at FundCalcs, SimpleSchoolAdmin, wearebo and Wordans
  • M.S. Data Science and Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico, 2021
  • M.S. Finance, Nova School of Business and Economics, 2016
  • B.S. Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics, 2016

Software Engineering

Data Science

  • Wordans, collaborative filtering recommendation system, marketing funnel, bayesian split tests of key initiatives, search algorithm, management accounting system and pricing optimisation.

Research Interests

  • Preventing computational propaganda
  • Target sentiment networks
  • Discourse bias decomposition
  • Distributed homomorphic encryption