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Top 30 Machine Learning Consulting Companies

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Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies can hardly be called emerging in 2019. For the last decade, domains of all sorts have been leveraging them, and the visualization by McKinsey Global Institute speaks to the fact. Today, ML and AI create value for organizations across Consumer Services, Automotive, Agriculture, Retail, Healthcare, and other major industries.  

As businesses realize these technologies are a boon, the demand for machine learning consulting companies is skyrocketing, which predictably influences the supply. In such a way, today’s IT market is literally larded with ML vendors tackling projects of any scope and budget. 

To help you make your way through this enormous and diverse offering, we assembled a list of today’s most trustworthy vendors of machine learning consulting and development services. Our IT market analysts assessed an extensive range of companies according to the following objective criteria: 

  • Proven machine learning expertise
  • Prior projects: size and complexity
  • Diversity of business domains served 
  • Client references
  • Speed and quality of customer service

As a result, we got a list of 30 companies worthy of attention. For readers’ convenience, we present the vendors in descending order.

1. Itransition 

A recognized custom software development company, Itransition has delivered 1,500 projects over the span of its 20-year market presence. With more than 2,000 IT experts on board, the company has served 810 clients from 30 countries.

Among the ML services the company provides there are data mining, natural language processing, computer vision, robotic process automation, and machine learning consulting. To deliver its ML solutions, Itransition uses such technologies as Python, R, Azure, Google Cloud, and AWS. 

  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Established: 1998
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000 
  • Key clients: Expedia, Xerox, Toyota, eBay, PayPal, Shell, adidas 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, CRM consulting, ecommerce development
  • Website: https://www.itransition.com/

2. Tooploox

EU-based Tooploox has around 100 skilled experts on board. For seven years of the company’s operation, they delivered 150+ successful projects. 

Tooploox is a machine learning consulting company using this technology to deliver computer and 3D vision, sensor fusion, deep learning, natural language processing, reinforcement learning, and other ML-related services. The company has expertise with other emerging technologies, such as blockchain. 

  • Location: Wrocław, Poland
  • Established: 2012
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: CoinDesk, DTS, ING, Spire Health, Group Nine 
  • Other, non-ML services: mobile app development, product design
  • Website: https://www.tooploox.com/

3. Skim Technologies

London-based Skim Technologies is an internationally recognized machine learning consulting company delivering a wide range of related services. The company’s data scientists offer chatbot development, custom ML model creation, and NLP engineering. 

Skim Technologies also delivers AI workshops as well as ML and AI consulting services. 

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Established: 2014
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: Jones Lang-Lasalle, Breast Cancer Care, Quant Insight 
  • Other, non-ML services: business intelligence consulting, custom software development
  • Website: https://www.skimtechnologies.com/

4. ThirdEye Data

US-based ThirdEye Data has been delivering its ML development services for nine years. The company specializes in chatbot development, custom ML algorithms, and machine learning consulting. 

Among the data science technologies the company works with, there are Spark, TensorFlow, Caffe, and others.

  • Location: Santa Clara, CA
  • Established: 2010
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: Microsoft, Amazon, Nokia, Ford Direct, Getty Images, Amgen
  • Other, non-ML services: business intelligence consulting, cloud consulting
  • Website: https://thirdeyedata.io/

5. Chatbots.Studio

As its name implies, Chatbots.Studio is a company focusing on AI-powered chatbot development. It builds multichannel conversational platforms, automates business processes, and designs conversations. 

The company’s technology stack includes React, Redux, Angular 6, Node.js, Express.js, Botkit, and others.  

  • Location: Lviv, Ukraine
  • Established: 2016
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: Visa, Unibot, Aldi, Digital Flex
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development 
  • Website: https://chatbots.studio/

6. Azati Software

Since 2001, Azati's experts have cooperated with 330 clients globally. Among the ML competencies of the company there are supervised and unsupervised learning, distributed computing, natural language processing, digital signal processing, and machine learning consulting. 

Azati’s tech toolkit includes CuDNN, Scikit Learn for Python, and Tensor Flow. The company mainly targets clients in the Insurance domain. 

  • Location: Livingston, NJ
  • Established: 2001
  • Project budgets start at: $1,000
  • Key clients: MedPro Group, SequenceBase, Casio, Thomson Reuters
  • Other, non-ML services: mobile app development, web development
  • Website: https://azati.ai/

7. Hidden Brains

Since its foundation in 2003, Hidden Brains has cooperated with clients from 107 countries. The company delivers AI, ML, deep learning, and data science services. It also specializes in developing natural language processing software.

Hidden Brains also delivers chatbots, including those for Facebook, Telegram, WhatsApp, and Slack.

  • Location: Ahmedabad, India
  • Established: 2003
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: McAfee, Raymond, Maxtor, SanDisk
  • Other, non-ML services: mobile app development, web development
  • Website: https://www.hiddenbrains.com/

8. InData Labs

Established in 2014, InData Labs houses 50+ data scientists, engineers, and analysts. The company develops ML algorithms and natural language processing solutions. Besides, InData Labs specializes in computer vision and predictive modeling. 

The company's stack includes Python, SpaCy, TensorFlow, Keras, and more proven languages and frameworks.

  • Location: Minsk, Belarus
  • Established: 2014
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: Captiv8, Flo Health, Wargaming 
  • Other, non-ML services: business intelligence consulting
  • Website: https://indatalabs.com/

9. Arcanys

Since 2010, Philippines-based Arcanys has been delivering its ML and AI services to clients from all over the world. The company specializes in sentiment analysis, recommender systems, and image recognition.

As one of its cooperation models, the company provides dedicated teams of highly experienced data scientists and developers. 

  • Location: Cebu City, Philippines
  • Established: 2010
  • Project budgets start at: $100,000
  • Key clients: General Electric Korea, Enfo, Payment Logic, L’Oreal, Spinetix
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development 
  • Website: https://www.arcanys.com/

10. MobiDev

Since 2009, MobiDev’s IT experts have delivered 350+ software solutions. While headquartered in the US, the company provides its services globally. 

MobiDev uses the following machine learning technologies: Python, R, C++, Go, TensorFlow, ONNX, and Keras. MobiDev’s mobile ML toolkit includes Core ML, TensorFlow Lite, and Cafe2Go. On top of that, the company provides machine learning consulting. 

  • Location: Atlanta, GA
  • Established: 2009
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: Verizon Media, Comcash, Quality Bridge, SmartTab, SMS Group
  • Other, non-ML services: IoT development, web development 
  • Website: https://mobidev.biz


11. Spire Digital

For over 20 years that Spire Digital has been providing IT services, it has cooperated with 600+ global customers. Among the ML and AI development services the company offers, there are natural language processing, supervised and unsupervised learning, and sentiment analysis. 

Also, Spire Digital creates chatbots for Facebook Messenger, Slack, Skype, and Cisco WebEx. 

  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Established: 1998
  • Project budgets start at: Undisclosed
  • Key clients: TomTom, Lockheed Martin, US Navy, USDA, Western Union 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development  
  • Website: https://www.spiredigital.com/

12. Icreon

New York-based Icreon is a digital innovation agency mostly targeting medium-sized businesses. The company uses AI and ML technologies to create innovative applications, platforms, and ecosystems. 

The company’s technological expertise in ML includes Amazon Web Services, Azure, Caffe2, Google Cloud, Keras, and more. 

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Established: 2000
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: National Geographic Channel, FOX Movies, Harry Winston, Nokia
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development 
  • Website: https://www.icreon.us/

13. Miquido

For eight years, Miquido's team has successfully completed more than 100 projects, including in machine learning. The company offers solutions for AI-based personalization, predictive and behavioral analytics, and churn prediction. Miquido also develops chatbots.

Recognized by Deloitte as one the fastest growing companies in Europe, Miquido also offers UI/UX design creation and mobile apps development. 

  • Location: Kraków, Poland
  • Established: 2011
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: Skyscanner, Abbey Road Studios, HelloFresh
  • Other, non-ML services: mobile app development, web development
  • Website: https://www.miquido.com/

14. Neoteriс

Founded in 2005, Europe-based Neoteric offers a wide range of ML solutions, including predictive analytics, recommendation engines, NLP, robotic process automation, and machine learning consulting. 

The company also specializes in such AI platforms as SaaS Manager, SoapBox, AppOrchid, and RapidSOS. 

  • Location: Gdańsk, Poland
  • Established: 2005
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: LunchBadger, Arvata, IT Trans
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, web development
  • Website: https://neoteric.eu/

15. Unicsoft

Established in 2005, Unicsoft employs more than 100 specialists in emerging technologies and software development. Within its ML tech stack, the company offers development of predictive and behavioral analytics solutions, neural networks, and recommendation engines, among other ML applications. 

The company also delivers consulting services, and maintenance of existing ML platforms. 

  • Location: Kiev, Ukraine
  • Established: 2005
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key Clients: Hoodifood, Executive Eye, GOFORIT, Intellica Group
  • Other, non-ML services: blockchain
  • Website: https://unicsoft.com/

16. Abto Software

With 12 years of its market presence, Abto Software’s has worked with 200+ global customers. Specializing in AI and ML, the company offers custom enterprise solutions for advanced and predictive analytics, virtual assistants, recommendation systems, and intelligent business process automation. 

Abto Software works with the following tools and frameworks, among others: TensorFlow, Keras, Caffe, OpenCV, and AWS. 

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Established: 2007
  • Project budgets start at: Undisclosed
  • Key clients: Just Answer, Skybow, Medikit, Up Great
  • Other, non-ML services: web development, enterprise app modernization
  • Website: https://www.abtosoftware.com/

17. Accubits Technologies, Inc.

US-located Accubits started in 2012 and has already cooperated with 140+ clients. The company’s ML capabilities include development of conversational and classification tools, video, image and text analytics solutions, as well as predictive analytics software. Besides, Accubits offers machine learning consulting.

The company’s experts work with NumPy, PHP, Python, SpaCy, Spark, and several other platforms. 

  • Location: Vienna, VA
  • Established: 2012
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key сlients: Dubai Land Department, Smart Dubai, Eduvalue, Landmark
  • Other, non-ML services: blockchain, custom software development
  • Website: https://accubits.com/

18. BotsCrew

Established in 2016, BotsCrew is a global leader in chatbot development, delivering to mid-sized companies and startups. BotsCrew has its own enterprise chatbot platform that is ready to be customized and optimized according to customers' needs.

Besides the proprietary platform, the company offers development of voice assistants and IoT bots. 

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Established: 2016
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: Ailira, IVA, ReVA, Dr. Dean
  • Other, non-ML services: None 
  • Website: https://botscrew.com/

19. STX Next

Founded in 2005, STX Next is a custom software development company that specializes in streamlining IT solutions with AI and ML technologies. The company’s main technological advantage is in its exceptionally skilled Python developers. 

For 14 years on the market, STX Next has delivered over 250 successful projects.

  • Location: Poznań, Poland
  • Established: 2005
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: Seerene, Verve, Hogarth WW, Pixomondo, Unity Technologies 
  • Other, non-ML services: web development, custom software development 
  • Website: https://stxnext.com/



20. Dogtown Media

California-based Dogtown Media specializes in delivering mobile applications, enhanced with ML and AI technologies. Besides ML-powered mobile apps, the company provides machine learning consulting. 

For the last eight years, Dogtown Media has brought to life at least 200 applications. 

  • Location: Venice Beach, CA
  • Established: 2011
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: Google, Lexus, United Nations, Citibank, Red Bull, YouTube
  • Other, non-ML services: mobile app development, IoT development 
  • Website: https://www.dogtownmedia.com/

21. Sigmoidal

Sigmoidal is a New-York-based consultancy specializing in machine learning and data science, mostly for companies in Finance, Trading, and Pharma. The company integrates these technologies into web and mobile applications and APIs. 

It also offers solutions for NLP, computer vision, and predictive analytics.

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Established: 2016
  • Project budgets start at: $1,000
  • Key clients: Undisclosed
  • Other, non-ML services: business intelligence consulting  
  • Website: https://sigmoidal.io/

22. Cyber Infrastructure

Established in 2003, Cyber Infrastructure is a custom software development company with 100+ clients worldwide. Its ML expertise includes development of virtual assistants and chatbots for a variety of domains. 

Cyber Infrastructure also provides machine learning consulting and employs Python, Java, C++, Lisp, and R as its primary ML and AI stack. 

  • Location: San Francisco, CA
  • Established: 2003
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: Mannatech, Bell 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, web development   
  • Website: https://www.cisin.com/

23. Azilen Technologies

US-headquartered Azilen Technologies has 250+ IT experts on board distributed across four offices worldwide. They employ ML technologies to deliver customer service, survey, and informational bots. On top of that, the company delivers facial recognition and predictive analytics solutions. 

  • Location: West Bloomfield, MI
  • Established: 2009
  • Project budgets start at: $25,000
  • Key clients: Samsung, Pizza Hut, Sodexo, ICICI Bank 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development 
  • Website: https://www.azilen.com/

24. Stermedia

Stermedia has been delivering its ML and data science services since 2007. The company’s dedicated teams of data scientists and software architects design ML algorithms and models for extracting knowledge from big data sets. 

The company also provides NLP solutions and uses such technologies as TensorFlow and Keras, to name just a few. 

  • Location: Wroclaw, Poland
  • Established: 2007
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key Clients: Family Fabric, WorkService, ISOK
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, web development 
  • Website: https://stermedia.ai/

25. Belatrix

Having five offices with 600+ professionals all around the world, Belatrix is one of the most fast-evolving machine learning consulting companies on the market today.

Its machine learning experts have a proven track record of building various solutions, from predictive modeling to communication automation.  

  • Location: Mendoza, Argentina
  • Established: 2003
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: Disney, Adobe, AOL, FIS, Chatman Financial
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development  
  • Website: https://www.belatrixsf.com/

26. DataRoot Labs

DataRoot Labs is an agency focusing on ML and AI development. It delivers full-cycle ML software development, including project evaluation, machine learning consulting, strategy development, architecture, integration, and support.  

Besides, DataRoot Labs helps enterprises with digital transformation with AI at the core. 

  • Location: Kiev, Ukraine
  • Established: 2016
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: Servers.com, Everad, ABM Cloud, Cargofy 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development  
  • Website: https://datarootlabs.com/

27. Softengi

Since 1995, Softengi has completed 900+ projects for clients across six continents. 

The company’s ML services include chatbot engineering and NLP algorithms. For these purposes, Softengi uses R, Hadoop, and Python, among other tools. 

  • Location: Kiev, Ukraine
  • Established: 1995
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: Boeing, Zeppelin, Enviance, OneRoof Energy 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, AR/VR development, IoT development 
  • Website: http://softengi.com/


28. Waverley

With 27 years of software development experience, Waverley is a company housing 370K talented engineers. Among other services, they offer ML-centric solutions such as data clustering and unsupervised algorithms. 

On top of that, the company offers NLP and computer vision solutions and chatbots. To deliver ML products, Waverley’s engineers use Java, Python, Scala, and R.

  • Location: Palo Alto, CA
  • Established: 1992
  • Project budgets start at: $50,000
  • Key clients: Mozilla, Qualcomm, Swisscom, American Express
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development, IoT development 
  • Website: https://waverleysoftware.com/

29. Imaginovation

Founded in 2011, Imaginovation is a software development agency that has successfully completed 300+ IT projects of various complexity. 

As for ML and AI, the company develops recommendation and effectiveness assessment engines as well as solutions for speech and text processing automation.

  • Location: Cary, NC
  • Established: 2011
  • Project budgets start at: $10,000
  • Key clients: MetLife, Nestle, UNC Pembroke, Contractor Score
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, mobile app development, web development 
  • Website: https://www.imaginovation.net/

30. E2logy

Established in 2005, E2logy has delivered 300+ projects to businesses of various sizes. Being a leading Amazon Web Services and Azure AI vendor, the company develops ML algorithms and chatbots. They also offer machine learning consulting. 

In addition to their ML services, E2Logy brings custom IoT solutions to its global customers.

  • Location: Ahmedabad, India
  • Established: 2005
  • Project budgets start at: $5,000
  • Key clients: McMillan Publishers, Polaris Industries, Vodafone 
  • Other, non-ML services: custom software development, web development 
  • Website: https://e2logy.com/

This was a full list of the top 30 machine learning consulting companies in 2019. If you cooperated with any of the presented vendors, please do get in touch and share your story.













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