☕ Team

Our trainers have experience in software engineering, teaching, data science, AI engineering, and specifically in working to build deep learning systems for a wide range of clients. We bring that experience, together with strong pedagogical practices to present workshops in an intuitive, hands-on, collaborative and practical way.

Noon van der Silk is the director of Braneshop and lead trainer.

Noon has 18+ years experience in various forms of software engineering, application development, and the design and implementation of machine learning + AI systems. Within AI he has a special interest in the field of computer vision and interactive art.

Noon has a research background, obtaining a Masters in Pure Mathematics, with a focus on quantum computing.

Noon is particularly passionate about empowering people through skill development.

Through our partnership with Silverpond we bring deep-learning practitioners from the realm of consulting to the workshop. We do this to keep our workshops as up to date as possible, and to engage with and learn from industry practioners.

Advisory Board

Gala Camacho Ferrari works at Neighbourlytics as the Head of Analytics.

Gala has been a background in teaching, mathematics, and programming. Gala has a strong interest in pedagogy, social empowerment, and supporting under-represented groups in technology.

Gala acts as an advisor on our teaching and learning methodologies and has been instrumental in determing the structure and presentation of our courses.