Playful Technology Limited

Doctor Peter J Bleackley

Consultant Data Scientist. Director of Playful Technology Limited

Peter Bleackley studied Physics at the University of Durham (M.Sci 1996, 2:1) and Astrophysics at the University of Leicester (PhD, Spectroscopy and Variability of Narrow-Line Seyfert 1 Galaxies, 2000). After that, he worked at BBC Research and Development for ten years, where he developed an interest in Artificial Intelligence. Since then, he has worked as a data scientist and algorithm developer at a number of startups before becoming self-employed. He is a contributor to open source data science projects, including the Gensim topic modelling library, and has spoken a number of times at the PyData London meetup. He lives in Horsham, Sussex, with his wife and two children.