Naeem Lakhani

Co-Founder, Gallop Labs

Naeem Lakhani is Co-Founder and Head of Data Science at Gallop Labs, with a focus on leveraging organizational data with scalable, sophisticated machine learning algorithms to drive business outcomes.

With the continuously growing amount of data being produced by businesses big and small, Gallop's role is consuming, contextualizing and processing data with various algorithms and toolsets from natural language processing to machine learning to extract actionable insights in a scalable fashion. The right data strategy allows organizations not only to improve experiences with consumers but also to get better context around the decisions they are making.

Prior to founding Gallop Labs, as Partner at BNOTIONS - Data Science Naeem had specific focus on mobile platforms and data intensive applications. Naeem ran the data science practice at BNOTIONS and is passionate about delivering data driven applications. In his time at BNOTIONS, Naeem has serviced clients across various verticals and works to deliver technically sound, scalable solutions to meet clients’ business objectives while providing a roadmap for future growth deeply rooted in measurement and analytics. Among the many clients served are Indigo, Johnson and Johnson, American Express, C Spire Wireless, Vu Digital, The Royal Bank of Canada, Quest Diagnostics and the Dave Suzuki Foundation.

Naeem is passionate about the future of big data, artificial intelligence and technology entrepreneurship. He is a director on the Ontario Board of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) and an advisor/mentor to several individual startups as well as an advisor to The Next 36 and other entrepreneurship accelerators and initiatives.