Pedro Miguel Dias Cardoso is the Director of Data Science at Synthesio, a leader on social media listening platforms. He got an engineering degree in Electronics and Control Systems, and a Master in Speech processing. His career path started in Portugal, as a research engineer, followed by 4 years in Japan and 8 years in France. For the majority of time, he worked on speech processing, mostly on the machine learning side of it, be it acoustic modeling or language modeling. For the last 4 years Pedro Cardoso has been working on Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning at Synthesio.