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Celio Oliveira

Lead Data Scientist


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Extensive experience in data science, networks, and operations - building credibility with stakeholders in other organisations and internationally - garnered over 15 years of private and public service in 3 different countries. Highly effective leader with a proven track record. 

Celio is a Lead Data Scientist for the Government of Canada. His mandate is to build Data Governance Strategy Plans with wide leadership for the management of information and data. His expertise extends to artificial intelligence, data science, data governance, and automation of processes, ensuring data-driven decision-making across organisations.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Oliveira was working collaboratively within the Data Science Division at Statistics Canada to build a unified Data Science Strategy within the department. His contributions at the Privy Council Office include developing innovative applications for onboarding and departure processes, and at the National Research Council Canada, he pioneered predictive algorithms for climate-resilient building materials.

Celio excelled in leading machine learning and natural language processing projects, optimising software testing automation and mentoring a team of software developers and engineers, which resulted in a nomination to the North America Software Testing and QE Awards in 2019, under the category of the Best use of technology in a Project.

With a proven track record of success in data science and a passion for leveraging technology to drive business excellence

Celio holds a Master of Information in Human-Centred Data Science from the University of Toronto, two Professional Data Science certifications from IBM and We Cloud Data. Furthermore, he holds an MBA and an undergraduate degree from foreign universities. You are welcome to connect on LinkedIn.