Matheus Facure

Matheus Facure graduated in Economics from Universidade de Brasília in 2017 and has been working in Nubank since then. At some point, he became a Data Science Manager for the Collections and Credit Card team at Nubank. Now he works mostly as an Individual Contributor at the Credit BU, where he specializes in Causal Inference and making sure our ML models are aligned with the business they try to optimize.

16 Jun 21

Beyond prediction machines

A huge part of Nubank’s Data Science team has been recently focusing on leveraging causal inference along with traditional machine learning to solve some of our toughest problems. This post aims at explaining why causal inference is such a powerful tool to solve business problems with data.