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Meet the Team

Scott Robinson – CEO & Executive Editor

Scott has spent his career in technology, analytics and risk management having been a Partner at two leading management consulting firms.  He is also an expert level road racing enthusiast and has been a coach for over a decade.  What could be better than combining analytics and racing skills to one of the greatest sports … MotoGP. He started his passion for motorcycles and racing growing up in Northern California.  Aside from riding dirt bikes every day possible, he frequented road racing and flat track events at places like Laguna Seca and the San Jose Mile.  In fact, his first track day was at Laguna Seca and he never looked back, now teaching road racing on the east coast. He still loves dirt bikes so when he can’t make a track day, he cross trains on his four mile grass track at the farm.

 

 

 

Julia Robinson – Director of Content

Julia received her BA in Geography from the University of California Santa Barbara where her studies focused on meteorology and environmental sustainability.  Additionally, Julia obtained her personal training license and currently works as an independent trainer. Growing up with a road racing coach as a father, Julia was introduced to the motorcycle world at a young age and developed a passion for studying rider and bike performance, specifically in MotoGP. In her free time she can be found doing just about anything outside including road biking, skiing, playing on her dirt bike or participating in equestrian vaulting.

 

 

 

 

Antonio Samaniego – Data Scientist

In the course of receiving his BE in Telecommunications Technology Engineering from the University of Granada, Spain, Antonio has always had a strong interest in state-of-the-art technology, with a focus on data science and computer networks. Passionate about sports, he developed his athletic career as an alpine skier, becoming a Spanish champion and getting top five results at the European level. Based in Spain and surrounded by a motorsports culture, he discovered his passion for MotoGP at a very young age, admiring legends from Alex Crivillé to Marc Marquez. He spent his study-abroad year at the University of California, Santa Barbara, joining the Grand Prix Scout team in 2018. When he’s not eating, or dreaming of data, he’s thinking about founding new innovative companies or working on open-source projects.

 

 

 

 

Tomas Healy – Applied Scientist

Currently obtaining a BS in Physics at the University of Barcelona, Spain, Tomas focuses his efforts on information theory and modeling systems. His passion for MotoGP began when he witnessed Valentino Rossi overtake Jorge Lorenzo live at the Catalunya GP in 2009. With these three breathtaking laps, he was hooked. Tomas spends most of his free time reading, training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or getting outside to play soccer or surf. With a passion for numerical problem solving, Tomas has found his niche within the Grand Prix Scout team.