Marco Montes de Oca
He is a Data Scientist at Xandr (AT&T's advertising unit) as part of the clypd team, which focuses on data-driven TV advertising. Prior to joining clypd, Marco was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Delaware, USA. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. He also holds a B.S. in Computer Systems Engineering from the Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico, and a M.S. in Intelligent Systems from the Tecnologico de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico.
EducationDoctor of Philosophy from Universite libre de Bruxelles (2011)
Data science applied to audience-based TV advertising. Two patent applications on campaign and price optimization.
Machine learning for automatic algorithm configuration, hyperparameter tuning, robot controllers, and time series forecasting.
Optimization using mathematical programming (modeling and solution using CPLEX and GLPK) and stochastic methods (Evolutionary Computation, and other methods).
- Multi-agent systems design and control in applications that range from adaptive websites, to data clustering, to multi-robot systems control.
Software implementation and statistical data analysis using R, Python, C/C++, Matlab, and other tools.
Strong written and oral communication skills. Have presented technical solutions to clients. – Published 40+ articles in top international conferences and journals. Two best paper awards. – Has taught at US universities. – Have spoken at various academic and professional conferences.
Collaboration skills in multicultural environments. Have studied and worked in the USA, Mexico, and Belgium and speaks Spanish, English, and French.