Dan C.
ChristchurchNew Zealand
100% Job Success
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Top 1 Percent | AI Expert-Vetted

Looking to get a great Return On Investment from your AI solution? If your project requires expertise in creating efficient, profit-driven machine learning systems that succeed on delivery, performance and commercial viability metrics, let's have a chat. So, why me? ✅ Proven track record including, 👨‍💻13 years professional experience as a Senior Software Engineer 🤖 Building AI systems since 2017 👨‍🎓 Always keeping my skills up to date including LangChain, Generative AI, LLMs and ChatGPT integrations 👁 Computer Vision startup founder 🤵 Serial entrepreneur 🥇My Approach At the onset of a project, I'll guide you to the necessary ingredients for success. This isn't just ticking boxes; it involves a profound understanding of your domain. The initial focus will be on establishing a robust data collection process. From there, we'll look at fitting a ML system to your needs, this can include rapid prototyping of more than 20 algorithms at once. From this point, the best solution will be chosen and a path forward will be presented for sign off and implementation. 🎁If you're unsure if your project will benefit from AI, let's chat with a 30 minute rundown and evaluation. I provide invaluable advice at a fixed cost via my consulting hours to understand if you have everything you need to turn your idea, data and demand into AI insights. 🧙‍♂️Tech Skills I specialise across the backend tech stack needed for ML projects on the bleeding edge. Including: 🐍Python's ML ecosystem - GCP, Azure, AWS (specialisation in Azure) - Llama/2, OpenAI GPT3.5/4, LangChain, StableDiffusion and Midjourney - Tensorflow, TFLite, Pytorch, Keras, OpenCV and custom CV development - Relational databases and high throughput message streaming systems - Postgres, Mysql, MS SQL Server, MQTT, Kafka, RabbitMQ, OracleDBMS - FaaS / serverless + ETL development - Distributed systems design including microservice architecture - Containerization including Docker, Kubernetes - System administration including self-hosted, containerized and bare metal - RHEL / CentOS, Azure Container Instances 👮‍♂️Trust, but verify High security or vulnerable intellectual property, all of my contracts are covered with a separate NDA under New Zealand jurisdiction with strong IP protection laws. Previously I've been entrusted with US govt EAR / ITAR restricted data, developed in high security credit card PCI DSS environments and high value finance, medical and fraud domains. 🇳🇿🥝Native English / Kiwi I work European and US timezones!


  • TensorFlow
  • Python
  • PyTorch
  • Machine Learning
  • OpenCV
  • ChatGPT
  • ETL
  • MySQL
  • Large Language Model
  • Generative AI
  • Stable Diffusion