Gregory D. Horne

Dataologist, Data Engineer, Data Science Entrepreneur

Gregory, a dataologist, data engineer, and data science entrepreneur based in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, began his adventures in computing with a Commodore PET and a Commodore VIC-20 "The Friendly Computer".

As co-founder and general partner of Atlantic Data Analytics 7AD (ADA 7AD), a data science consultancy, he brings two decades of revelant expertise to data science teams such as business & systems analysis, data analysis, statistical & predictive modelling, and data engineering to each project.

He lives on the command line within a *nix shell, preferring a minimalist work environment maximising productivity. If a task can be automated, it is scripted.

Experience

Data Science Entrepreneur

Atlantic Data Analytics 7AD, Co-founder

As co-founder of Atlantic Data Analytics 7AD (ADA 7AD), a data science consultancy, with revelant data science team expertise such as business & systems analysis, data analysis, statistical & predictive modelling, and data engineering to each project.

2018 - Present

Computational Forensic Data Analyst

Research into the application of data analytics, data mining, statistical modeling, image classification, threat/anomaly classification, and data visualization to improve the accuracy, consistency,and reliability of digital forensic investigations.

2009 - 2016

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Technical Support Associate

Research In Motion / BlackBerry Limited

Real-time, priority-based telephone support on behalf of institutional clients requiring secure communications delivered by BlackBerry Enterprise Server software and BlackBerry smartphones.

2011 - 2012

Legal & Compliance Application Support Analyst - Senior Consultant

Keane Canada

Anti-money laundering, surveillance & multi-jurisdictional regulatory compliance monitoring, enforcement, & reporting involving global financial market investment transactions.

2006 - 2008

Education

Business Intelligence Analytics Advanced Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College
2018

Associate of Applied Science (Applied Mathematics - Forensic Computing Science)

Thomas Edison State College
2009

Computer Programming & Systems Analysis Diploma

Toronto School of Business
1992

Skills

Data Science & Tools
  • Data Science Methodologies & Best Practices
  • Business & Systems Analysis

  • Data Analysis
  • Data Modelling
  • Data Visualisation
  • Data Reporting
  • Jupyter Notebook
  • RStudio & RStudio Server

  • CPAN
  • CRAN
  • ggplot2
  • matplotlib
  • NumPy
  • pandas
  • SciPy
  • tidyverse
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Apache Spark

  • Microsoft Power BI
  • Tableau Desktop
Database Management Systems & Tools
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle SQLcl
  • Oracle SQL*Loader
Blockchain Frameworks & Tools
  • Hyperledger Composer
  • Hyperledger Fabric
Operating Sytems, Virtualisation, & Orchastration
  • Alpine Linux
  • Debian Linux

  • Digital Equipment Corporation Unix (DEC Tru64)
  • Hewlett Packard Unix (HP-UX)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Sun Solaris Unix (SunOS, Solaris)

  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Docker
  • Oracle VirtualBox
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Microsoft Azure
Programming Languages & Tools
  • Awk
  • BASIC
  • FORTRAN
  • JavaScript/ECMAScript
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Tcl/Tk
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • JQuery
  • NodeJS
  • NPM
  • ncurses
Version Control Tools
  • cvs
  • git
  • rcs
Mentoring & Teaching

Previously volunteered as a Community Teaching Assistant (CTA) for the Data Science Specialization certificate track, offered by Johns Hopkins University, the Genomic Data Science certificate track, offered by Johns Hopkins University, the Programming for Everyone (Python) Specialization certificate track, offered by University of Michigan; as well as the Start-up Engineering course offered by Stanford University.

Interests

Hiking with his dogs, kayaking, playing the classical guitar, mandolin or violin, or reading about a diverse range of topics.

Awards, Professional Development & Certifications

  • IBM Blockchain Foundation Developer 2018
  • IBM Blockchain Essentials 2018
  • Data Science Specialization Certificate 2018
  • Executive Data Science Specialization Certificate 2017
  • 2nd Place - Dalhousie University - Nova Scotia OpenData Hackathon 2017
  • Programming for Everbody (Python) Specialization Certificate 2015