Our Team

Arshad Khan

arshad Khan data scientistFounder / Chief Scientist

Arshad Khan is the founder and Chief Scientist for theDevMasters; and a lifetime entrepreneur, with 15-plus years of technology architecture, design, leadership in software development within the artificial intelligence industry. He has Bachelor in Engineering Computer Science with concentration into artificial intelligence. He has MIT professional Education in Data Science & Machine Learning. His background in CSAI concentration has opened doors for him at fortune 500 companies like JAG, Yahoo, and Bank of America. Arshad is also part of MIT Sloan Executive Education - Management & Leadership in AI for business. He has devoted himself to a global cause of improving human life through education using artificial intelligence, Improving and fine-tuning skill sets for superior rapid problem-solving skills for entrepreneurs.


Sidy Danioko

Sidy Danioko about us theDevMastersSenior Data Scientist

Sidy Danioko is a Senior Data Scientist with theDevMasters. He has three Master’s degrees in Computational Physics, Mathematics, & Financial Engineering. This type of drive & passion has gained him countless useful data science related technical skills as well as personal skills. Yet his true happiness & desire is to teach. 




Kate Ta

Kate Ta about us theDevMastersData Scientist

Kate received her Bachelors in Probability & Statistics from CSU Fullerton, where she dabbled enough in business classes to really apply her statistical knowledge. Her current specialization is machine learning with simulation of data as her niche. Data science was easily the path for her once she graduated.

Jay Mairs

Jay Mairs about us theDevMasters

Data Scientist

Jay is one of the Data Scientist at theDevMasters. He has more than 20 years of experience as a Software Developer. He has more than a million downloads for a house surveillance app he created.

Zia Khan

Zia Khan about us theDevMastersSenior Data Scientist / Lead Instructor 

Zia Khan is a Senior Data Scientist at theDevMasters. He frequently is an instructor for the beginning Python classes in our programs as well as the instructor for the remaining few classes. He joined us from Bell Canada after 12+ years as a cloud architect..

Emerson Machado

Emerson Machado about us theDevMastersSenior Data Scientist Phd, Machine Learning

Emerson is a Data Scientist at theDevMasters specializing Machine Learning. He performs in research and development projects using not only the scientific methodology to guide my work but also the right set of programming languages that best suits each specific problem. Currently, his focus is in data science projects using machine learning to build predictive models for recommender systems. His background includes a Ph.D. in machine learning, M.S. in data mining, and bachelors in Computer Science.

Zafer Acar

ZaferSenior Data Scientist

Zafer is a graduate from CSU Northridge with a degree in  Astrophysics and earned a certificate at the university's National Science Foundation Data Science Program. Zafer has a vast amount of experience in Machine Learning with Big Data and is both an instructor for theDevMasters as well as a full time practitioner working in the public and private sectors.. 

Mo Khadra

Mo Khandra about us theDevMastersData Scientist

Mohammad is a Data Scientist with theDevMasters; he holds Bachelor’s degree in computer science and MBA with concentration of international business from Washington State University, he has more than 14 years of experience in technology and wireless communication, led many projects domestically and internationally, his passionate about machine learning and how it can improve human life, becoming a mentor is one of his dreams, and helping others and educating them about the power of data and how it can improve their business efficiency and productivity.

Eric Yun

EricData Scientist

Eric is a graduate from UC Davis, with a Science degree. His specialty is NLP, with sentiment analysis. His drive and work ethic is second to none. He fully dedicated to the success of all our client projects..

Mary Troiani

Mary Troiani about us theDevMastersCognitive Scientist / Applied Labs Assistant Instructor 

Mary received her Bachelors in Cognitive Science from Case Western Reserve University with a minor in Psychology. She is a wonderful team member to work with & has the drive & passion to really truly explain complex algorithms to those who otherwise would not understand.

Joseph J. Alberici

Joseph j. Alberici about us theDevMastersManaging Consultant 

Joe is President and CEO of Inroads, LLC. He is also managing consultant for theDevMasters. He was formerly President of Track Ceramics, President of Advanced Communication acquired by Track Communication and President of Transtech. With twenty-seven years as a successful entrepreneur, his strengths include creating high-performance, results-oriented work groups. Joe has lead teams at several advanced technology companies including American Technical Ceramics, Murata Erie N.A., Trans Tech / Alpha Industries, Advanced Communications, and Track Ceramics. Joe received his BS in Physics from New York Institute of Technology. Past President of the entrepreneur council of Frederick, Maryland.

Alan Levin

Alan Levin about us theDevMastersSenior Technical Project Manager

Alan Levin holds a Bachelors in Mathematics from California State University Northridge and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from UCLA. He has over seven years experience in software development and has been developing business ASP.NET web applications for the last seven years. 

Rodolfo Suarez


Program Coordinator

Rodolfo is fluent in English and Spanish, he has a passion for mathematics, machine learning, and helping students succeed.

Paulina Escoda

Paulina about us theDevMastersDigital Marketing

Paulina has a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Engineering from Spain & studied in Project Management and Marketing from UCI. She joined theDevMasters after finishing her studies.

About Us

theDevMasters is owned by GBCS LLC, a data science & artificial intelligence consulting group. It was founded in 2012 and formerly known as codecamp5. We provide educational Applied Labs for data scientists, machine learning engineers, & artificial intelligence engineers. Our data science courses are designed to cover the gap between academic learning and demand in the market. No matter you are education enhancer, salary booster or career changer: we can help you to achieve the goal from scratch at the shortest time. As for business, businesses have been able shortened their training and mentoring time for employees.

Why theDevMasters

The goal of theDevMasters is to build next generation entrepreneur data scientist. Our mentor team is composed of experienced industry professionals. They understand there is a very large gap between theoretical study, certification and real job requirements in the current economy. In our Applied Labs, you have live people to ask questions to and solve your data science questions. What is more, we allow the student to repeat the class multiple times with different cohorts; we believe that learning to practice & ultimately perfection happens only when you are allowed to repeat the material.

Meet Your Mentors

Our mentors are highly experienced professionals. They have spent many years in the industry delivering various technology projects. They understand the skill set required for data science professionals to be successful at their jobs. They focus from the high level project scope all the way down to the coding and debugging for your programming requirements. Our mentors can help you get real time project experience, make you understand the data science development life cycle and help you learn technology delivery processes.

Our data science mentors do a complete code assessment of your programming & statistical skills and help you improve to obtain the highest skill level possible. In our experience, 90% of work in data science requires a mindset & mentality towards problems that only those with experience can teach you.