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Omer Maqsood

lead data scientist | ex-mckinsey

Moves to Berlin, Berlin, Munich, Cologne

  • 52.517
  • 13.3888
  • Indicative rate €750 / day
  • Experience 2-7 years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 12h
Propose a project The project will only begin when you accept Omer's quote.

Part time, 2 days a week

Propose a project The project will only begin when you accept Omer's quote.

Location and geographical scope

Berlin, Germany
Can work in your office at
  • Berlin and 50km around
  • Around Berlin and 100km
  • Around Munich and 100km
  • Around Cologne and 100km


Project length
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months



  • German

    Limited working proficiency

  • English

    Full professional proficiency

  • Urdu

    Native or bilingual


Skills (23)

Omer in a few words

Omer holds M.Sc. with specialization in Machine learning from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg and has wide-ranging research interests including deep learning and autonomous driving. Omer had been a member of McKinsey & Company's elite data science unit named Periscope and served in a client-facing capacity. His experience with data science included advising leading financial and retail firms worldwide on their analytics infrastructure and predictive analytics capabilities. Omer's highly sought after advice has successfully transformed the world's foremost financial institutions with the deployment of highly tailored and optimized analytics solutions from the ground up leading to significant client growth and impact.

In April 2015, Omer received the highly prestigious Siemens Quickstarter funding, after competing with 111 other ideas presented by Siemens expert from across the globe, comprising of budget over 4.7 mio EUR. Omer's idea "Cloud based smart automation and predictive system" was the only idea to be selected from Siemens USA.


Independant consultant


Lead Data Scientist

August 2016 - Today (5 years and 3 months)

- Dynamic Pricing (Ecommerce)
- Omnichannel self-serving dashboards
- Product Owner (AI Tech startup)

McKinsey & Company (Periscope)

Consulting & Audits

Product Manager/ Senior Data Engineer

January 2016 - August 2016 (7 months)

- Banking (Credit risk model for retail)
- Retail (Socio-demo graphic attributes prediction)
- Personalized search engine

Siemens - Siemens


Machine Learning Intern

January 2015 - October 2015 (8 months)

BMW research & technology


Machine Learning Intern

Munich, Germany

September 2014 - December 2014 (3 months)

Fraunhofer IIS


Machine Learning Working Student

July 2013 - January 2014 (6 months)