Daryl Manning

dwm@wakatara.com
+65 8315 0747
Singapore

Summary

Engineering, data science, and startup executive: 20 years, 7 countries, 4 continents. I build technology products, companies, and teams. Mission-critical engineering and machine learning in fintech, ecommerce, travel, online gaming, and campaigning.

Highlights

Notable Experience

Vice President, Data

Delivery Hero | Berlin/Singapore | Oct 2020 - present

World’s 3rd largest on-demand delivery company: €35B annually, 51 countries, 4 continents, 800k+ restaurant partners, and 8.5M+ daily orders. Remotely leading 3 continent team (Europe, South America, Asia) covering global Data Platforms, Data Science, and Machine Learning tackling global business problems around coordination, orchestration, performance, and optimization. Responsible for global Data Mesh and Bus, Core Data Platform, Experimentation, Incentive Fraud, Marketing Technology, and Machine Learning platform.

Vice President, Data

Traveloka | Singapore | Oct 2017 - Apr 2020

SE Asia’s travel unicorn: 10M+ monthly customers, 8 countries, 17 businesses, $5B USD valuation. Led Data Science, Data Platforms, Economics, Marketing Science, DWHing and BI, Analytics, and Machine learning. Built new data products and capabilities to make better decisions faster, create long term competitive advantege, and a more data-driven, evidence-based, decision-making organization.

Managing Director

Pivotal Labs APAC (formerly Neo Innovation) | Singapore | Sep 2013 - Jan 2017

Neo was Pivotal Labs APAC’s lauded venture builder practice acquired by Dell in Feb 2016. Led pre-acquisition turnaround in under 2 years: 25+ billable staff, $10M+ USD in ARR, industry leading margins and utilization rates.

Director of Information Technology

Amnesty International - International Secretariat | London | Oct 2006 - Oct 2009

AI is the world’s largest human rights NGO. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize. 7M+ members worldwide and 70+ offices. Led global technology and acted as CIO overseeing Software Engineering, DevOps, Corp IT, NetOps, and Field and Secretariat Support.

Directeur Technique

MDIB | Paris | Apr 1999 - Dec 2002

MDIB is France’s 5th largest private M&A investment bank. Led technology for bank and its VC incubator.

Managing Director
, Wakatara Heavy Industries | Hong Kong/Sydney | 2010-2013
Director of Online Campaigning and IT
, GetUp! | Sydney | 2009-2011
Director of Analytics and BI
, Lancashire Finance | Vancouver | 2003-2006
Evolution Architect
, Bowne & Co | Toronto/New York | 1996-1999
Senior Information Manager
, Kraft Canada | Toronto | 1995
Senior Knowledge Analyst
, Cott Corporation | Toronto | 1994
Economist
, Ministry of Treasury and Economics | Toronto | 1993

Technologies

Lang Level Frameworks
Go ■■■□□ Fiber, Gin, some Ebiten, various data science libraries
Rust ■■□□□ Rocket, some Amethyst
Python ■■■■□ Flask, various data science libraries
TS/JS ■■■□□ Node, Express, React, some D3
Ruby ■■■■□ Rails, Sinatra, Padrino

Volunteer Experience

Amphibian Ark International | Australia/USA | 2013-2020

Built global system to coordinate zoo and conservation organizations’ species survival programs to save or reintroduce endangered amphibian species.

DataKind | Singapore | 2014-2016

Co-founder of global hub for DataKind, the data-science-for-good NGO. Director of Operations.

Education

MSc Information Technology, University of Liverpool, 2003
BA Honours Economics and Political Science, Western University, 1992

Languages

English native, French advanced, Spanish proficient, Indonesian intermediate