Director, Data Science
Antoine Amend is a data practitioner passionate about distributed computing and advanced analytics. Graduated with a master degree in computational astrophysics, author of “Mastering Spark for data science”, Antoine has been pushing both engineering and science disciplines side by side to extract commercial value from large datasets. More recently, Antoine served as director of data science at Barclays UK, leading their AI practice and driving Barclays through their data and analytics transformation. With his expertise in enterprise architecture and commercial experience delivering data science to production in a highly regulated environment, Antoine joined Databricks as the technical director for financial services, helping our customers redefine the future of Finance and Sustainability.