Kim has a background in science, with a PhD in Astrophysics and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management. She is the co-founder and CEO of Pivigo – the Data Science Hub. Pivigo is a data science marketplace, accelerating data innovation in organisations by connecting them to a global community of freelancing data scientists. Pivigo also runs Europe’s largest data science training programme S2DS. Kim with her team at Pivigo are excited to bring businesses and scientists together to harness the value and opportunities in data, by bridging the gap between the two fields. Since the launch of Pivigo, Kim has been named a Rising Star among the Top 100 Influencers of Big Data in the, awarded ‘Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the Women in IT awards and named as one of the Top 50 Most Influential Women in IT in the UK in 2018 and 2019. Kim is passionate about data, people, and connecting the two.