Break Into Data Science
27

Tuesday, 27 June

6:30 8:30 pm PDT

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Break Into Data Science

Marc Harper Photo


Data Scientist, Google

27

Tuesday, 27 June

6:30 8:30 pm PDT

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco, CA 94104
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Regardless of your job function and industry, it is becoming increasingly crucial to be able to make better decisions based on data. Data Science allows you to understand, draw insights from, and leverage your data more effectively.

Discover how data science is uniquely positioned to solve major problems for a variety of companies. You’ll walk away with a better idea of what the data science field is, and more importantly, how you can help yourself get what the Harvard Business Review calls the “sexiest job of the 21st century”.

Takeaways

  • How different functions/fields make use of data science
  • What tools are used
  • What education is needed to pursue this career
  • Data science in the real world

About the Panelist

Marc Harper Photo

Data Scientist,
Google

Marc Harper is a data scientist with an extensive background in applied mathematics, mathematical biology, bioinformatics, educational technology, information theory, statistics, machine learning, and consulting. He holds a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Illinois, bachelor's degrees in mathematics and physics from the University of Florida, and was a postdoctoral scholar at UCLA. Marc has published numerous scientific papers, contributed book chapters and to open source projects, and has presented detailed analyses and data visualizations countless times to a wide range of audiences. As a consultant he created data- and statistically-driven products in biotechnology and educational technology. Marc loves to teach people and computers.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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