Intro to Data Science | FREE Online Livestream

Free
Friday, 13 January, 2023
1 3 pm EST
Online

About This Workshop

Working from real life case studies, we will review:

  • What is Data Science?
  • How is it used?
  • Key tools and processes data scientists use.
  • How to get started in Data Science.

What will this remote learning experience be like?

  • Ask questions and interact with peers and expert instructors —all in real time. Collaborate via live chatbox and Q&A.
  • Complete hands-on coursework in an online classroom designed to keep you engaged and focused.
  • Gain accountability and guidance from your instructor and fellow classmates to help you turn skills into career success.

NOTE: A small percentage of participants may not receive emails from us due to some domains blocking our automated emails. If you do not receive sign in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please email help@generalassemb.ly and our team will send sign in instructions right away.

Takeaways

  • 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 part-time Data Science course, or go for a career transformation by enrolling in our Data Science Immersive.

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online, and requires a computer and a strong internet connection.
  • We will provide a link to the platform on the day of the class. NOTE: Some domains block our automated emails, so If you don’t receive sign-in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please reach out to help@generalassemb.ly and we’ll send sign-in instructions right away!

About the Instructor

Travis Huang Photo

Senior Technical Program Manager, Vungle

Travis Huang is a data scientist and former investment analyst with expertise in market price optimization, user acquisition (UA) modeling, and machine learning. Born and raised in sunny Southern California, he joined an early stage startup focused on user-level Lifetime Value (LTV) projections that was acquired by Vungle, a mobile growth company. In his most recent role as a Data Scientist at Liftoff Mobile, he worked on developing neural network model for estimating the value of first price auctions in an headerless ad exchange. He holds a BS in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the USC Marshall School of Business and a MS in Business Analytics at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. In his free time he enjoys aerial photography, fostering dogs, and practicing the violin.

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