I never lose. Either I win or I learn.
Dr. Andrey Kostenko is a Senior Data Scientist at IAG InsurTech Innovation Hub, also known as Firemark Labs, where he applies insights and cutting-edge techniques in computer vision, machine reading and advanced analytics on text, images and other forms of data towards new products and services that redefine insurance, as enabled by recent advances in machine learning, deep learning, reinforcement learning etc.
Before moving to Singapore in 2018, Andrey was a Data Scientist at trafficguard.ai, an Australian AdTech start-up developing novel data-driven algorithms for mobile ad fraud detection. In 2013, Andrey received his Doctorate Degree in Business Statistics and Econometrics from Monash University, Australia. By then, he had already had an MBA degree from the UK (thanks to the scholarship of the President of the Russian Federation to study overseas) and his first university degree from Russia.
When not at work, Andrey is active on Kaggle, the best platform for testing various ideas and learning new skills in machine learning. In his leisure time, he enjoys travelling, solving puzzles, as well as reading on mathematicians and scientists.
PhD in Business Statistics & Econometrics
2013, Monash University, Australia
Master of Business Administration
2004, Bucks Business School, UK
BSc in Business & Economics
1999, Bratsk State University, Russia
over the last 5 years
My PhD thesis, entitled Statistical issues in modelling and forecasting sequential count data, was examined by professors James Taylor of Oxford University (UK) and William Dunsmuir of UNSW (Australia).
Aug 2009 - Sep 2012
I’ve also learned a lot from my past teaching experience: