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Tomasz Drabas is a data scientist working for Microsoft who currently resides in the Seattle area. He has over 12 years of international experience in the data analytics and data science in numerous fields, such as advanced technology, airlines, telecommunications, finance, and consulting. Tomasz started his career in 2003 with LOT Polish Airlines in Warsaw, Poland, while finishing his master's degree in strategy management.
In 2007, he moved to Sydney to pursue a doctoral degree in operations research at the University of New South Wales, School of Aviation; his research crossed boundaries between discrete choice modeling and airline operations research. During his time in Sydney, he worked as a data analyst for Beyond Analysis Australia and as a senior data analyst/data scientist for Vodafone Hutchison Australia, among others.
He has also published scientific papers, attended international conferences, and served as a reviewer for scientific journals. In 2015, he relocated to Seattle to begin his work for Microsoft. There he works on numerous projects involving solving problems in high-dimensional feature space. He is also the author of the Practical Data Analysis Cookbook available from Packt Publishing.