Jumping Rivers has delivered quality data insights from day 1. Based in Newcastle and founded in 2016, the company is bringing a fresh approach to the world of data analytics. Our trainers and consultants come with over 40 years combined experience in R, Python, Stan, Scala and other programming languages. We have worked with some of the largest (and smallest) companies in the world.
Esther makes Jumping Rivers tick. Her goal is to help clients plan for the future. This means ensuring that what happens now, fits into their big picture.
Colin has been using R since 1999. He's the author of a number of R packages and has published the book Efficient R Programming with O'Reilly.
Jamie Owen has been teaching R since 2011. He has taught courses at a variety of Universities, government agencies and some of the largest UK companies.
Theo holds a 1st Class Honours MMathStat in Mathematics & Statistics from Newcastle University. He is the author of many of the Jumping Rivers courses and works with a range of clients.
Sebastian has a 1st Class Honours MMathStat in Mathematics & Statistics from Newcastle University. He has multiple publications on machine learning, sensor deployments and infrastructure, and data visualisation.
Rhian loves using statistics to help people make data driven decisions. As a data scientist, she has worked closely with varied domain experts including physicists, psychologists, game designers and engineers.
Anmol holds a BA hons in Accounting and Financial Management, with ACCA and CIMA exemptions and a degree in Msc International Financial Analysis. He takes responsibility for the company's financial administration, whilst interacting with clients
Deborah is responsible for Jumping Rivers' office support. As Admin Manager, Deborah works across the organisation, to deliver customer requirements and assist the team's daily objectives.
Jack is working towards a PhD in mathematics at Newcastle University. He is devoted to sharing his knowledge and is a regular contributor on Stack Overflow. In addition, Jack enjoys creating insightful visualisations.
John holds a 2:1 Statistics degree from Newcastle University. He is a Data Scientist who uses statistical methods in computer programs such as R, to help clients benefit from the data they possess.
Andrew has gone from studying Maths and Physics at university, to network and server engineering, to a programmer role and then into DevOps and automation work.
Jack has a degree in Statistics from the University of Glasgow. He previously worked as a data analyst within the public sector and is interested in using R to replace repetitive tasks with reproducible processes.
Liam holds a Computer Science degree from Northumbria University. He has worked within junior DevOps and Web Development roles since 2018. He is currently studying towards an Msc in Cyber Security.
"Pace of delivery was just right, good mix of walked through examples and practical exercises. The course was clearly and methodically taught, the practical examples were realistic, and the tutors were friendly and approachable. Instructors - really friendly, helpful and patient."
"Overall, it is a great course for absolute beginners. Good course, really helpful, good amount of time to practise the code learnt"
Alex Hancock - Global IT Manager: Data & Analytics
"Colin's excellent training on R is now the gold standard for my team. The combination of theory, practical examples, and his flare for instruction make the training very accessible, and have really helped us leverage the power of R."
"I have attended several of Colin's R programming courses over the last few years. In delivering courses to our department he tailored the courses to our line of work, which really helped in applying the theory to real life. Colin has also helped me learn how to apply version control to our R code, which has resulted in us piloting a new way of developing R code."
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