Dr. Leon Peeters

Employee, Head of Data Intelligence, JobCloud AG

Zurich, Switzerland



Professional experience for Leon Peeters

  • Current , since Sep 2018

    Head of Data Intelligence

    JobCloud AG

  • 3 years and 11 months, Sep 2014 - Jul 2018

    Senior Data Scientist

    eBay Inc

  • 4 years and 4 months, Apr 2009 - Jul 2013

    Research Associate

    IMC Trading Zug

    Research on market making Forex, equities, and index futures in a high-frequency/low-latency environment. Research into new trading strategies, optimization of trading strategy parameters, and development of tools to support said research. Liaison between traders and researchers/developers, teaching role towards traders.

  • 1 year and 10 months, May 2007 - Feb 2009

    Operations research & Software engineer

    Infrastructure Management Consultants GmbH

    Operations research expert for optimizing civil infrastructure maintenance projects to (bridges, galleries, tunnels, highways). Keywords: Markov chains and decision processes, statistical estimation of transition probabilities under imperfect information, linear & integer programming, dynamic programming. Software engineer for implementing the resulting algorithms.

  • 3 years and 11 months, Jun 2003 - Apr 2007

    Post-doctoral researcher

    ETH-Zurich, Switzerland

    Post-doctoral researcher at the Algorithms, Data Structures, and Applications group of Prof Dr Peter Widmayer. Research focus on railway optimization, with an emphasis on delay management. Taught the courses “Algorithmic Game Theory” and “Web Algorithms”.

Educational background for Leon Peeters

  • 5 years and 4 months, Jan 1998 - Apr 2003

    Operations Research

    Rotterdam School of Management

    Ph.D. thesis “Cyclic Railway Timetable Optimization”, graduate courses on Combinatorial Optimization, Stochastic Operations Research, Randomized Algorithms and Stochastic Programming, Convex Optimization, Operations Research and Finance.

  • 5 years and 3 months, Aug 1992 - Oct 1997


    Maastricht University

    Specialization Operations Research, Optimization, Network Models, Mixed Integer Programming. M.Sc. thesis “Optimization for the Backbone of a GSM network” (in Dutch). Teaching assistant for mathematics courses for Business and Economics students.


  • English


  • German


  • Dutch

    First language

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