Asta is an accomplished computer scientist with more than 17 years of experience in fields like software engineering, industrial automation, robotics, machine learning and AI. He has more than 30 published articles in respected scientific journals and conferences. Subsequent to his PhD studeis he decided to follow his passion and work in the financial industry. He started as a data scientist in Capital One UK and delivered high profile machine learning based models for objectives ranging from fraud detection to natural language processing. He then moved to Capital One Canada to work on the company's self-learning cloud-based transactional fraud
detection model which he delivered before leaving to TD Wealth Management to lead a series of high impact projects like the first Canadian Investor Sentiment Index, a comprehensive natrual language framework and optical character recognition. He also teaches topics such as AI, machine learning, big data and cloud computing in various universities across Greater Toronto Area.