Alex graduated from Imperial College London in Mechanical Engineering with a Year in Industry and First Class Honours. He has worked in technology transfer as a market analyst and then as a licensing executive, successfully commercialising several computer science innovations. As an alumni of Cognitir's first ever course, Alex went on to become a fully-fledged, self-taught Data Scientist. He now plies his trade at Octopus Labs, the fintech unit of an investment firm in London. At Octopus, he builds data pipelines & machine learning models to uncover useful insights that helps the business grow.