Eliq names first Head of Data Science to build out Vilnius office

Eliq has appointed Vaidas Armonas its first Head of Data Science. Vaidas most recent experience is with Genus AI, a company specializing in social advertising optimization, and has a previous background with motion intelligence company Sentiance and was among the first data scientists at Vinted, Lithuania’s vintage clothes marketplace app, valued at €3.5Bn in its most recent venture round.

While at Genus AI, Vaidas led a team of data scientists to deliver machine learning solutions for marketing optimization, to create deeply personalized targeting.

“By better using its data, and by learning from the e-commerce and online advertising industry, utilities have a unique opportunity to speed up the adoption of new energy technologies and help stopping climate change”

Vaidas Armonas, Head of Data Science at Eliq

New office opened in Vilnius, Lithuania

Vaidas is also heading up the company’s new office in Vilnius, Lithuania, where the company is planning to build out a significant team across both development and operational functions over the next two years, with a couple roles for data scientists currently open, and more coming over the next 2 months. 

Eliq’s office at Workland Didžioji business center, 18 Didžioji Str. Vilnius

“We selected Vilnius because of its great engineering talent, vibrant tech startup scene and because it’s a great place to live and work”

Håkan Ludvigson, CEO and co-founder of Eliq

About Eliq

Eliq’s provides a platform that helps utilities develop rich, digital energy products that help customers understand and better manage their energy use. The company’s appointment of Armonas as its Head of Data Science marks the beginning of a stronger emphasis on the development of artificial intelligence to serve end-customers, utilities as well as help stopping climate change.

I am excited to help bring data-driven products to a market where a monthly bill is the usual customer experience and I am especially excited about joining a team that worked at the forefront of smart energy products for more than a decade

Vaidas Armonas, Head of Data Science at Eliq

Eliq is the SaaS platform that enables energy companies to deploy applications that help end-customers better understand and manage their energy usage and accelerate their participation in the energy transition. Founded in Gothenburg, Sweden, the company provides leading utilities and retailers across seven  countries with its suite of energy APIs and award-winning white-label applications.