Dr. Maia is the Principal Data Scientist for Jabil Inc., a Fortune 200 global manufacturing services company known for its expertise in advanced manufacturing technologies, design, engineering, and supply chain management. With a focus on applying artificial intelligence (AI) and MLOps, Dr. Maia delivers end-to-end solutions to Jabil users across various departments, driving innovation and efficiency.
Prior to joining Jabil, Dr. Maia served as a Senior Data Scientist and Manager of Digital Innovation at Ameren, where he led the Digital Innovation Center at the University of Illinois Research Park as a Site Director. There, he leveraged big data and AI solutions to tackle Ameren’s most pressing energy challenges.
Dr. Maia also served as the Analytics Lead for Anheuser-Busch InBev in North America, where he provided advanced analytics solutions for commercial functions such as sales, marketing, procurement, finance, and logistics. His analytical insights and strategic contributions helped optimize business operations and drive growth.
Furthermore, Dr. Maia has a background in research as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, specializing in the Department of Biological Engineering. His research focused on designing technologies for air pollution control and utilizing mathematical optimization to improve agricultural supply chain systems.
Dr. Maia’s extensive experience in data science, AI, and innovation across different industries highlights his diverse skill set and commitment to driving impactful solutions for a wide spectrum of business challenges.