Dr. Nikolaos (Nick) Kotsis is the Chief Data Scientist at Network Rail where he leads the delivery of AI and advanced analytics.

Dr. Kotsis is an evangelist of ethical AI development and deployment and, prior to Network Rail, Nick worked at executive level in a number of multinationals where he built and mentored large teams delivering multi-million pound benefits.

During his career, Dr. Kotsis has developed proven techniques and methodologies for impactful technology and business change, from the plethora of data challenges  he encountered working across media, transport, finance, travel, public sector and technology sectors.

Dr. Kotsis holds a PhD. in Computer Science and an international patent in intelligent data algorithms.