Pivoting Into Data Science
28

Wednesday, 28 November

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

Pivoting Into Data Science

Ken Williams Photo


Senior Analytics Manager , Search Discovery

Chris Hemphill Photo


Director of Learning & Enablement, Influence Health

Gabriella Runnels Photo


Data Scientist, Opex Analytics

28

Wednesday, 28 November

6:30 8:30 pm EST

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Overview: It’s a data world and we’re all living in it. Does hunting for and analyzing data to predict the future sound like fun? Looking for a way to combine your love of programming and statistics? Then you may be considering taking the leap into the “Best Job in America.”

Our panel of local data experts breaks down the growing field of data by demystifying the difference between data science and data analytics, explaining the importance of data in business and product decisions, and highlighting ways data can advance your career.

Why it Matters: 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.

Schedule:
6:30 - Registration and networking
7:15 - Panel discussion
8:00 - Q&A
8:20 - Meet the panelists

Takeaways

Data experts across many industries will candidly discuss:

  • Firsthand advice, tips, and insight on how to successfully break into data
  • Various career paths, salary expectations, and future growth opportunities within the field
  • What the data job market looks like in Atlanta.
  • What a typical day looks like in a range of industries

About the Instructors

Ken Williams Photo

Senior Analytics Manager ,
Search Discovery

Ken specializes in helping marketers maximize the value of data that is generated through websites and mobile applications. He is an expert in measurement strategy, tag management, and machine learning who has worked with brands such as: AT&T, Coca-Cola, and Apartments.com.

In 2015, Ken's work with American Cancer Society was recognized by Google with their Google Analytics Award for Excellence, and in 2016 he was nominated as a rising star by the Digital Analytics Association.

Chris Hemphill Photo

Director of Learning & Enablement,
Influence Health

Chris Hemphill leads learning and enablement at a healthcare IT firm that helps hospitals turn massive amounts of disparate data into insights and actions that improve patient experience & engagement. His experience at General Assembly enabled him to help forge a relationship between sales and data science and develop machine learning applications for the benefit of the sales and operations teams.

Gabriella Runnels Photo

Data Scientist,
Opex Analytics

Gabriella is a data scientist at Opex Analytics, an advanced analytics and optimization consulting firm focused on enhancing companies' core operations through AI. She earned her undergraduate degree from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA and her graduate degree from Georgia Tech. While at Georgia Tech, Gabriella applied her skills in mathematics and analytics to a variety of optimization and machine learning projects. Prior to joining Opex, Gabriella worked as a data analyst at the boutique sourcing and procurement consulting firm Insight Sourcing Group, providing data analysis and database support for sourcing projects and internal operations.

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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