Saied Abedi

Dr Saied Abedi is the founder of Mathficast Software Services UK Limited, the big data predictive analytics company whose Machine Learning-powered stock and commodity market prediction software applications are currently Google page-one hits globally (Please search for "Software to Predict Stock Market" and watch the Mathficast YouTube video). Saied is a prolific Iranian-British inventor holding more than 22 granted US and UK patents in intelligent algorithms. Since September 2015, Saied has been the product owner and manager of Tesco's £100m grocery recommendations program, working closely with dunnhumby. He led Tesco/dunnhumby multi-discipline substitutes program and as a result of his algorithmic initiatives, Tesco substitutes product has been named as the best in the UK market during the fiscal year 2016/2017 (according to Customer Insight reports) while under-spending the Refund-The-Difference budget and achieving the lowest customer rejection ratio of 6.9% in Tesco's history and the highest customer satisfaction. Saied currently leads his elite Tesco Recommendations Service (code-named T-Rex) team based in Farringdon, City of London, responsible for development of Tesco's disruptive graph-based T-Rex platform, currently achieving 18% basket-add conversion rate. Prior to joining Tesco as the Head of Algorithms at, Saied has led and contributed to the development of Magic, the world's first fully automated web data extraction platform. Before joining, Saied has served as a lead innovator and Principal Researcher at Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Limited, UK for 11 years, running number of multi-million R&D projects successfully from initial ideation to full products or Proof of Concept. Saied has received his BSc in Telecommunications from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, MSc in Machine Intelligence and Computer Vision and a PhD in Mobile Communications-NP-Hard problems both from the University of Surrey, UK. Dr Abedi's biography has featured in many Who's Who publications and the prestigious Cambridge Blue Book (2005 edition) and the Cambridge International Biography Directory. Saied is a keen table football player (and a former regional table football champion). To see more details please visit

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