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AI solutions at scale from experts


Most businesses know scaling AI is essential to business growth, but 80% fail to move beyond the Proof-of-Concept stage.

Lets make your AI success a reality

Realise Your Ambitions

Our AI-as-a-Service empowers your team to develop and build AI at scale

Our bespoke service typically includes:

Build and Scale

From companies who are beginning their AI journey and need to build their offering, to those who want to scale their AI solutions, we work to develop a roadmap that suits you.

AI Roadmap

Innovative Solutions

Collaboration is a key factor. We work with you, every step of the way, to help you design and build your infrastructure. This includes handling everything from developing the AI algorithms, to deploying and scaling AI, and more.

AI Solutions

Ongoing Systems

In order for you to manage, optimise and work with your new AI systems, we implement a tried and tested method of rollout – making the process straightforward for all who need to work with the systems.

AI Systems

Who are Spectra Analytics?

We are a team of PhD Data Scientists and Engineers on a mission to make the world better through innovative AI solutions.

From improving access to GP services and supporting personalised Cancer and Cardiac treatment, to supporting military training and the next generation in hotel revenue management – our work helps to solve real-world, human problems.

Why choose us?

There are many reasons to choose Spectra as your AI partner

  • Track record of large, intricate projects: since our founding in 2014, we have worked with some of the world’s largest organisations – including the NHS and UNICEF.
  • Scientific excellence across the full team: all of our Data Scientists are experienced PhDs, who are skilled at solving new and challenging problems.
  • Built to be fast and cost-effective: our Big Data AI platform allows us to rapidly develop and maintain AI solutions at scale.

Our Team

We are proud of our fantastic team, who are all specially selected for their combination of real world problem solving with Academic excellence.

Our team of experienced PhD Data Scientists and Engineers have worked on AI and software projects across a broad range of industries – including healthcare, defence, finance and beyond.

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Marcus Ong

Marcus Ong PhD FIMA

Chief Executive Officer

Marcus co-founded Spectra Analytics in 2014, and has led as CEO since then. As an experienced data scientist, he’s worked in both academic and professional settings, and has an extensive track record in delivering Data Science and Artificial Intelligence solutions across a wide range of businesses such as Military Defence to Healthcare and Transport.

Marcus is an external academic supervisor at the University of Warwick and a Fellow at the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. He was previously a Derivatives Trader for Citigroup, as well as an NCA Special for the National Crime Agency, where he advised on the applications of Machine Learning and Data Analytics.

Academic degrees include a PhD in Complexity Science with Finance and an MSc in Complexity Science from the University of Warwick, a BSc in Physics from the University of Durham, and a Charters in both Mathematics and Science from the Institute of Mathematics. Marcus is also a certified Prince2 Practitioner with experience of Agile project management.

Youssef Taleb PhD


Youssef Taleb PhD

Senior Data Scientist

Youssef has developed AI-powered products across a range of industries. He is passionate about using cutting-edge models and technologies to find creative solutions.

Chris Crowther SIRA


Chris Crowther SIRA

Chief Information Officer

As the CIO of Spectra, Chris has over 25 years of expertise in the information assurance and security industries. Uniquely qualified at understanding the evolving cyber threat environment, Chris has an exceptional track record of driving and delivering change in complex organisations.

Chris’s experience includes senior roles within the UK military and other Government departments, the US Military and Federal Government, the United Nations, KPMG, and Airbus. He is also the co-founder and chair for the West of England Cyber Cluster, a group of cyber security SME’s. Having received a plethora of awards and accolades from the UK and US, Chris’s contribution to the world of Information Risk was recognised in 2016, awarding him a qualification as a CESG Certified Professional Lead Security and Information Risk Advisor.

Christelle Nagabe

Christelle Nagabe

Junior DevOps Engineer

Christelle’s main focus is managing, supporting, and developing CI/CD pipelines and Infrastructure-As-Code in order to ensure Spectra’s products are efficiently automated and robust.


Sean Conner

Shareholder Representative

Sean is an experienced financial professional, who has worked in the capital markets for over 30 years. He represents and looks after the interests of shareholders on the Board.

Robert Brady PhD


Robert Brady PhD

Business Development

As the founder of Brady PLC, Robert has extensive business experience, particularly after listing it on the London Stock Exchange. In addition to being Treasurer of the Cambridge Angels, he is also an Honorary Fellow of the Cambridge Judge Business School, and an Industrial Fellow at the University of Cambridge’s Computer Laboratory.

Rob Eyre PhD


Rob Eyre PhD

Senior Data Scientist

Rob focuses on the development of AI solutions, as well as the products that utilize them.

Prof. Robert MacKay


Prof. Robert MacKay

Advisor

Robert is the Director of Mathematical Interdisciplinary Research and the Centre for Complexity Science at the University of Warwick. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society and a Renowned Fellow of the EPRC.

Prof Robin Ball


Prof Robin Ball

Advisor

Robin is an Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Warwick, after previously being the Head of Physics.

Matt Fleming


Matt Fleming

Data Engineer

Matt specialises in building robust, scalable, cloud-based data pipelines for machine learning applications.

Joe Withers

Joe Withers

Data Engineer

Joe develops scalable data pipelines and is interested in working to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality.

Gwynneth Derere


Gwynneth Derere

Product Manager & Employee Representative

Gwynneth is an accomplished clinical systems product specialist with 10+ years experience across requirements management, implementation, and software training.

Dr Ben Brown, MBChB


Dr Ben Brown, MBChB

Chief Medical Officer

Ben is a practicing GP and a Senior Lecturer at the University of Manchester. He has extensive experience in developing healthcare software, and won multiple awards. He also holds a PhD in Health Informatics and a Masters in Public Health.

Charlotte Watson PhD


Charlotte Watson PhD

Data Scientist

Charlotte focuses on developing custom AI solutions, and has a keen interest in improving AI transparency and usability.

Brendan Spillane PhD


Brendan Spillane PhD

Advisor

Brendan is a representaive for Warwick Ventures. He focusses on busines development and building sales pipleines for startups.

Dr-Daniel-Sprague


Dan Sprague PhD

Chief Technology & Science Officer

Dan co-founded Spectra Analytics with Marcus in 2014, and has led as CTO and CSO since its founding. As CTO, Dan’s experience as a technical lead and Full-Stack Developer has him overseeing the development and management of production level systems, database design, system testing architectures, and implementing security protocols. In addition to that, he is also experienced in front end software development and UX design

In his role as CSO, Dan leads the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence team at Spectra. For this role, he pulls on his expert experience in in statistical modelling and Machine Learning, including Natural Language Processing, regression methods, Classification and Clustering, and image recognition. In addition to this, Dan is also an external academic supervisor for PhD and MSc students at the University of Warwick.

Dan holds a PhD and MSc in Complexity Science from the University of Warwick. He is also a certified Prince2 Practitioner with experience of Agile project management. Previously, he read Physics (MPhys) at the University of Oxford.