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AutoScout24 is the largest online car marketplace Europe-wide for new and used cars. With more than 2.4 million listings across Europe, AutoScout24 has access to large amounts of data about historic and current market prices and wants to use this data to empower its users to make informed decisions about selling and buying cars. We created a live price estimation service for used vehicles based on a Random Forest prediction model that is continuously delivered to the end user.

Arif Wider presented with Christian Deger, Chief Architect at AutoScout24.

Arif Wider

Arif Wider

Lead Technology Consultant

I enjoy building scalable software that makes an impact — and building teams that create such software.

More specifically, I am fascinated by applications of Artificial Intelligence and how effectively building such applications requires data scientists and developers (like myself) to work closely together. In this regard, and in my role as the Offering Lead Intelligent Empowerment, I am leading the data and machine learning activities in Thoughtworks Germany.

My background includes a PhD in computer science which is where my passion about functional programming comes from.

Apart from work (and during work) I am a huge coffee geek.

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