About me

Hi, my name is Alexander Kruse and I live in Hamburg-Germany. I do data analysis and visualizations.

Personal Information:

Talks:

  • Hamburg R User Group, 01.08.2017, Lightning Talk, Visualization of usage of bike sharing network in Hamburg (StadtRAD)
  • OpenStreetMap, 21.07.2017, Talk, Analysing and visualising bike sharing usage in Hamburg
  • useR 2017, 04.-07.07.2017, Poster Session, Bike sharing usage with Shiny and Leaflet
  • R-Kenntnis-Tage 2016, 2.-3.11.2016, Talk, Multidimensionales Clustering mit Webanalysedaten
  • eRum 2016, 12.-14.10.2016, Lightning Talk, Multidimensional Clustering of Web Analytics Data
  • Digital Analytics Association, 10.05.2016, Talk, Professionelle Konversions-Analyse und -Optimierung

Tech skills:

  • R: 8/10
  • R Shiny: 8/10
  • Markdown: 6/10
  • SQL: 3/10
  • BASH: 3/10
  • HTML/CSS: 3/10
  • Git/Github: 3/10
  • Longer ago: SAP BW, QlikView, Tableau, RapidMiner, SPSS, STATA, AMPL

Project focus:

  • Recommendation engine for online shops
  • Marketing attribution models
  • Clustering of website visitors
  • Clickstream analysis of website visitors
  • Spatial data analysis and maps, especially for mobility and environmental data
  • Shiny dashboards and interactive reporting
  • Prediction models on Kaggle
  • Working with open data, especially from Hamburg
  • Getting the data: csv, json, data bases, APIs, scraping, …
  • Data processing: mostly some kind of tidyverse

Work experience:

  • etracker, Data Analyst, 09.2015-07.2018
  • Lufthansa Industry Solutions, Consulting Data Science, 06.2015-07.2015
  • PwC Forensic Data Analytics, Master thesis, 03.2014-09.2014
  • And some Internships…

Education:

  • M.Sc. Business Analytics, University Duisburg-Essen, 04.2012-09.2014
  • B.A. Business Management, EMBA Hamburg, 09.2008-10.2011