Pieter Buteneers is a Limburger living in Ghent. He started his career in academia, first as a PhD student and later as a post-doc, where he did research on Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Brain Computer Interfaces and Epilepsy. He won the first prize in the biggest Deep Learning competition of 2015 together with a team machine learner from Ghent University: The National Data Science Bowl hosted on kaggle.com. In 2016, he finished his MBA at Flanders Business School and now he works as a Data Strategy and Machine Learning Consultant. He trains managers and developers to build new strategies and implement Machine Learning algorithms. His focus is on making sure they have all the knowledge required to get added value from the data they collect without the need for expensive consultants.