When not trying out new cooking recipes or reading a math book, Syafri runs a day job as Vice President (VP) of Data Science at GO-JEK. GO-JEK data science consists of 50+ people unit including data scientists and data science platform (ML engineers).
He obtained his master degree in Applied Mathematics (Financial Engineering) from Twente University and bachelor degree in Mathematics from Brawijaya University. He graduated from both universities with honors (cum-laude).
He is a former VP of Data Science at FinAccel. Prior to that, he has spent 9+ years living and working in the Netherlands as a Quant (quantitative modeler) at various Financial Institutions ranging from banks, insurance, asset management, consultancy, etc.