Sam is currently a Data Scientist at Petal, a credit card startup in New York, where he helps design, build, and deploy their credit approval models.

Before joining Petal, he helped set up Data Science at Nested. Prior to that he’s worked at NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and the U.S. Senate. He got his start in Machine Learning at ESA, where his research was published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

Having grown up in London, he now lives and works in New York City.