Data Science 101
10

Friday, 10 February

10 am – 1 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$40 USD
Regular Ticket
$40 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Data Science 101

Rob Hall Photo


Head of Product, Zendrive

10

Friday, 10 February

10 am – 1 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$40 USD
Regular Ticket
$40 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

See how the predictive power of data drives modern business.

Step into the world of data science with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the job Harvard Business Review has dubbed “the sexiest of the 21st century,” and see how modern businesses are harnessing the power of data to drive innovation. Working with real-world case studies, you’ll:

  • Learn what data scientists do and the types of problems they solve.
  • Walk through the typical data science workflow and see how the pros identify powerful business predictions.
  • Explore key tools and processes data scientists use to analyze, visualize, and model data.
  • Apply what you’ve learned to a data set to produce your own recommendations.

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set in our 10-week, part-time Data Science course or become job-ready with our 12-week, full-time Data Science Immersive program.

Prereqs & Preparation

Bring a laptop. Install Anaconda beforehand. *Tip: Scroll to your operating system version and click on the install button for Anaconda with Python 2.7. Note: We'll be using Python version 2.7 in this workshop. If you are using a PC, please install the git for windows terminal beforehand.

Technical Considerations: -For students on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan).
-Upgrade your operating system before class, if needed.

Students should have some basic technical aptitude, orientation to computers, and the curiosity to learn new tools.

About the Instructor

Rob Hall Photo

Head of Product,
Zendrive

Rob Hall is a product leader and data scientist who creates business value from data.

Rob leads the Product Management team at Jut, a big data analytics startup backed by Accel and Lightspeed Venture Partners. Prior to Jut, Rob led software product strategy at Stem, an energy startup at the nexus of real-time data, predictive analytics, and energy storage.

In addition to enterprise software, Rob has deep consumer Internet experience. At Overture and Yahoo!, Rob drove significant increases in monetization, relevance, and user engagement by applying machine learning algorithms. He has also launched search and social media products used by tens of millions of people every month. Rob graduated from Cornell University with a BS in Engineering and earned his MBA in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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