Egor first learned mathematics in the Russian tradition, then continued his studies with an MSc at ETH Zurich and a PhD at the University of Maryland. Egor has been doing data science before it was a thing, including economic and human development data analysis for nonprofits in the US, the UK, and Ghana, and 10 years as a quant and occasional trader at UBS then Deutsche Bank. Following this decade’s explosion in AI techniques, Egor was Head of AI at Mosaic Smart Data Ltd for three years, and now is bringing the power of AI to bear at Wise. Egor has multiple side projects using neural networks for molecular optimization, NLP, and other areas.