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“Mario Morales is a Global Data Scientist at Claro Data Science, a Boutique Data Science Consulting firm”.

I am a research scientist and an academic at heart.

I have been a global consultant during the last 20 years in Statistical Machine Learning, Scientific Programming and Algorithm Design, applied to different fields (Bioinformatics, Natural Language Processing, Startup Growth Theory, Digital Advertising, Finance, Fraud Detection, Remote Sensing, and Economics).

Previously I worked in the Financial Sector (Granahorrar Bank (now part of BBVA), Mazda Financial Services in Colombia, Weiser-Mazars, Firstrock Capital, Elliott Management Corporation), Digital Advertising (Publicis and Simulmedia), Academic R&D (Stanford University School of Medicine, New York University, City University of New York-Hunter College, and Universidad de Los Andes), Startups (Simulmedia, and OZ Content), Multilateral International Organizations (United Nations “UNDCP and OICT”, and The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center KAPSARC), and Government of Colombia (CNTV, FOGAFIN and DNP)


  • Analytics
  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Keras
  • Linux
  • Machine learning
  • MongoDB
  • OpenCV
  • PostgreSQL
  • Python
  • QGIS
  • R
  • Spark
  • tensorflow



MA Statistics at City University of New York-Hunter College


BA Economics at Universidad de Los Andes


MS Bioinformatics at New York University


August 2015

Senior Data Scientist - Global Consultant at Claro Data Science