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Walid Semaan

Founder and President

Matrix TRC "Data Science and AI Academy

Walid Semaan is the founder and president of Matrix TRC "Data Science and AI Academy (certified by SAS international and partners with Abu Dhabi Business School). He graduated in engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs à Beyrouth and holds a degree in finance and marketing from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris (ESCP) and an MBA from the University Paris-Dauphine-Sorbonne in Paris.

He is the creator and architect of the automated analytical Artificial Intelligence behind “Triple One Analytics,“ winner of the Best Innovative ICT Project at the 2011 Arab Golden Chip Award. Walid is the trainer of all the workshops he continuously updates in parallel with the training and consulting delivered worldwide, related to research methodologies, data visualization, data analysis, machine learning, deep learning, and NLPs, as well as complete forecasting, statistical quality control, and epidemiology programs

Walid joined lately Fleming Events - Europe as an expert trainer in Data Science & AI and is an expert certified trainer in the Middle East for SAS, PWC Academy, MEIRC-PLUS Training and Formatech.

In parallel, he holds thousands of hours teaching master programs at Saint Joseph University, assisting Ph.D. students in their advanced analytics and machine learning programs, and training local and international companies, to name few from hundreds: Central Bank of Lebanon (Lebanon), PWC (Dubai), SCAD (Abu Dhabi), OXY Petroleum (Oman), Government Statistics (Ajman - UAE), IPSOS (Lebanon), Dallah Hospital (KSA), Smart Dubai (Dubai), DarkMatter (Abu Dhabi), Indevco Industries (Lebanon and Egypt), Sanofi (Amsterdam).