Dan Howarth

Senior Consultant/Engineer, Altran

Dan Howarth is passionate about applying machine learning to problems and opportunities. He believes any technical solution must be underpinned by a strong business case, value proposition and stakeholder buy-in to be successful in a business environment.  

Dan currently works for Altran, an engineering and R&D consultancy, as a Senior Consultant/Engineer in its Digital Division. He was previously at Rolls-Royce, working to apply machine learning to improve manufacturing processes for high value parts.

His current focus is on Deep Learning, in particular Computer Vision, and how these technologies can be applied at scale, in real time, through the Industrial Internet of Things.  He is also focussed on developing a framework to identify and develop machine learning opportunities in business.  

As well as qualifications in programming and machine learning, Dan is a Chartered Management Accountant and Governor at City of Bristol College, the largest further education institution in the South West of England.