Walid Semaan is the founder and president of Matrix Training Research & Consulting, a company specialized in Data Science training programs and Research. He graduated in engineering from Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs à Beyrouth. He 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 artificial intelligence behind “Triple One Analytics,“ winner of the Best Innovative ICT Project at the 2011 Arab Golden Chip Award. He is also the founder of Matrix the TRC “Data Science Academy” (partners with the SAS Data Science program) in which he wrote on and teaches research methodologies, data visualization, data analytics, machine and deep learning, quality control, forecasting and epidemiology as well as the big data ecosystem.
Mr. Semaan is an expert trainer delivering for SAS, PWC Academy and MEIRC-PLUS Training, UAE Academy, Formatech and holds thousands of hours in training Masters University students as well as local and international companies: to name few from dozens: Central Bank of Lebanon (Lebanon), PWC (Dubai and Jordan), IPSOS (Lebanon), SCAD (Abu Dhabi), OXY Petroleum (Oman), Obeikan Group (KSA), Dallah Hospital (KSA), Smart Dubai (Dubai), DarkMatter (Dubai), Indevco Industries (Lebanon and Egypt) and Algorithm Pharma (Lebanon).