Simpl, a buy now pay later platform, on Tuesday announced the appointment of Robin as Principal Data Scientist. Robin has served as Lead Scientist – Analytics Science in his previous role at FICO USA.
Robin’s new role at Simpl includes creating high-impact Data Science and anti-fraud projects in close coordination with other stakeholders. He will be working as a technical consultant to product managers from different departments, according to a statement.
Robin comes with over 14 years of experience in building AI solutions for a range of industries. During his time at FICO, he was instrumental in developing the FICO Cognitive Analytics toolkit using advanced machine learning algorithms, the statement said.
Robin’s areas of expertise include developing anti-fraud solutions for insurance claims, credit cards, and other applications. He has also worked on Clinical Decision Support and Identity Proofing projects, the statement added.
Nitya Sharma, CEO & Co-Founder, Simpl, said, “In the fintech payments industry, it is imperative to continuously innovate by deploying new-age technologies. We believe that AI, ML, IoT, blockchain, data analytics and other technologies will help us in delivering powerful products and deliver better user experience to customers. And having seasoned technologists will help us to fast track our product development. In this regard, we are excited to onboard Robin as Principal Data Scientist. He will be instrumental in spearheading anti-fraud initiatives at Simpl.”
Robin, Principal Data Scientist, Simpl, stated, “I’m thrilled to be a part of Simpl’s journey in innovating the digital payments ecosystem and ensuring consumer data protection. I look forward to designing and developing a suit of solutions utilizing advanced machine learning algorithms at Simpl and contribute towards Simpl’s commitment of making payment experience simple, safe, and secure for customers.”