Mart van de Ven is a Principal at Droste, a Hong Kong-based data science consultancy. He heads a team which creates and executes strategies for companies which are data rich, but insight poor. Droste leverages advanced analytics and machine learning to realign their client’s data aspirations with business goals. He’s proudest of the predictive maintenance system they built for a utility company, the credit-scoring algorithm they devised based on social media data, and a computer vision solution they developed which now drives a visual search company.
Outside of Droste, Mart is also committed to furthering data adoption and data literacy across the city. He’s conducted 100+ workshops and provided mentorship on 200+ data science projects. Mart is known for his contributions to the public debate on data-related issues. He is a frequent guest speaker on data science (e.g. UBS, CLP, HKTDC), the co-founder of Open Data Hong Kong, a civic tech advocacy group, and leads Symbol & Key, the city’s most visible platform for data scientists. His personal interests include speculative fiction, linguistics, and abstract strategy games.
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Introduction to Python Bootcamp
Master the fundamentals of the Python programming language. It is easy-to-read, flexible, and beginner-friendly object-oriented programming language.
Front-End Web Development
Gain critical web development literacy to stand out in tech-driven fields in this 10-week evening course, on campus or online.
Intro to Front-End Web Development
Get into the basics of front-end programming quickly and easily by using Dash, the brand-new GA product perfect for anyone curious about coding.
Design and Code your own Websites | Front-End Weekend Workshops
Learn the fundamentals of website design and coding in this weekend workshop series (two full weekends), and build your own simple website
Symbol & Key: Apache Spark - Lightning Fast Data Analytics
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Trial Class: Front-End Web Development
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Code for the Web, Design for People
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Demystifying Data: An Introduction to Data Science
This masterclass workshop will explore how to leverage data science for your business, whether early stage, mid size, large or post IPO.
GA x Canopy: How to Attract and Retain Top Talent
How can combination of proper recruitment, office design & culture, and continued education can create long-term employee loyalty and happiness at work? Join us to find out!
Front-End Web Development: Info Session
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Intro to Data Analysis and Data Science
Get introduced to the fundamentals of Data Science and key concepts and tools for data analysis. Understand how Data Scientists add value in organisations, and how to become one.
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