Natalino Busa

Senior Director Data

Singapore, Amsterdam


Natalino Busa

Senior Director of Data Engineering, Science, Analytics, Reporting, AI, and Big Data. Managing all data related activities & teams. Reporting directly to CFO/CEO.

Natalino Busa is skilled at defining, designing and implementing custom big/fast data solutions for data-driven applications such as predictive analytics, personalized marketing, fraud detection and business event monitoring. Proficient in porting traditional ETL to Open Source data solutions.

Natalino has successfully led teams across the world with effective, fit-for-purpose and reliable solutions. He provides a unique combination of business vision, applied data science and engineering skills.


  • Data Engineering
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Science & AI
  • Information Retrieval

Data Specialities

  • ETL on Open Source Stacks
  • Spark, Elastic Search, Kafka
  • Customer Profiling
  • Recommender Systems
  • Fraud Analytics
  • Predictive Data Analysis
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • (Inventory/Revenue) Forecasting

Worked for

  • Teko, VnPay, Phong Vu (Vietnam)

    Director Data Science, Engineering, and Analytics
    Responsible for all data analytics components
    from ETL reporting to Recommenders

    DBS (Singapore)

    SVP Data Architect
    Design Open Source Data Ecosystem, Data Governance

  • ING Retail (Netherlands)

    Data Enterprise Architect:
    Fraud Detection and Account Forecasting

  • Civolution (Netherlands)

    Chief Data Engineer:
    Designed a Shazam-like audio/video Web Service

  • Philips researcher (Netherlands)

    Senior Researcher
    Parallel Computing and Video Compression

Recent Posts

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Data Science Q&A

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