John is Lead Data Engineer at Predata, working at the intersection of data science and data engineering. Predata transforms social and web traffic data into descriptive and predictive signals that provide insights on financial markets and political volatility. John previously worked as a Forward Deployed Engineer at Palantir following the acquisition of Poptip, where he built machine learning and natural language processing systems on streaming social data. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University.