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Matt Brems

‎Lead Data Science Instructor, General Assembly

Washington, D.C.

Matt currently is a global instructor for GA's Data Science Immersive program across the United States. Matt is a recovering politico, having worked as a data scientist for a political consulting firm through the 2016 election. Prior to his work in politics, he earned his Master's degree in statistics from The Ohio State University and his undergraduate degree at Franklin College in Indiana. Matt is passionate about putting the revolutionary power of machine learning into the hands of as many people as possible. When he's not teaching, he's volunteering with Statistics Without Borders, thinking about how to be a better teacher, falling asleep to Netflix, and/or cuddling with his pug.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Matt has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program and Matt earned the ‘Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year’ award in 2019. Matt also serves as the chair of GA's Product Advisory Board for data science.

Upcoming:

Data Science Immersive

Data Science Immersive

Learn from experts and master the skills to launch a data science career in this 12-week Immersive course.

9
Mon, 9 December 9:00am PST
Introduction to Data Visualization

Introduction to Data Visualization

Learn the science behind how the brain interprets visual marks and inputs to more quickly and efficiently comprehend and understand data.

10
Tue, 10 December 6:30 - 9:30pm EST
Crafting Stories with Data

Crafting Stories with Data

Come and learn the basics, and get the skills you need to tell data-stories in that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch.

18
Wed, 18 December 6:30 - 9:30pm EST

Previously (144):

Data Science Immersive

Data Science Immersive

Learn from experts and master the skills to launch a data science career in this 12-week Immersive course.

71 Times

Crafting Stories with Data

Crafting Stories with Data

Come and learn the basics, and get the skills you need to tell data-stories in that next staff meeting, marketing presentation, or business pitch.

13 Times

Intro to Data Analytics

Intro to Data Analytics

In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data, while learning basic analytic functionality in Google Sheets.

12 Times

Intro to SQL

Intro to SQL

This workshop that teaches you SQL queries needed to collect data from a database and analyze the data to find the answers you’re looking for.

7 Times

Talk Data to Me: Changing The Way Businesses Run & People Live

Talk Data to Me: Changing The Way Businesses Run & People Live

This monthly speaker series brings together industry experts to discuss how data is changing the way businesses run and people live.

7 Times

Introduction to Data Visualization

Introduction to Data Visualization

Learn the science behind how the brain interprets visual marks and inputs to more quickly and efficiently comprehend and understand data.

6 Times

Data Science Bootcamp (using Python)

Data Science Bootcamp (using Python)

Overview and intensive hands-on bootcamp for applying basic python programming skills for data science.

6 Times

SQL Bootcamp

SQL Bootcamp

This bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics of SQL to an ability to write queries with confidence.

5 Times

Intro to Python

Intro to Python

In this hands-on introductory workshop, we’ll learn about Python programming and how to write your first script.

4 Times

Leveraging Data Science to Make Decisions: A Free Class

Leveraging Data Science to Make Decisions: A Free Class

At this free event, get a taste of what it's like to be a Data Science Immersive student and learn more about the course!

2 Times

Data Analytics Bootcamp

Data Analytics Bootcamp

This intensive bootcamp will run through the analytical workflow -- from collecting, cleaning, analyzing and presenting insights from small and big data sets.

2 Times

Talk Data to Me: Polling

Talk Data to Me: Polling

Hear from a panel of experts on the role data plays in the political arena.

Career Lab

Career Lab

Take part in a full day of career exploration, and discover a path that celebrates your skills and passions.

Introduction to Data Analytics

Introduction to Data Analytics

In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data, while learning basic analytic functionality in Google Sheets.

Data and You: GDPR

Data and You: GDPR

Hear from Lead Data Science Instructor Matt Brems on topics in current affairs and how they pertain to your data.

The Ethics of Gathering and Using Data

The Ethics of Gathering and Using Data

Explore how data science is implemented every day in both obvious and non-obvious ways, then explore the ethical implications of this emerging field.

DC CyberWeek: Intro to Data Analytics

DC CyberWeek: Intro to Data Analytics

In this hands-on introductory workshop, you’ll learn to ask the right questions of your data while learning basic analytic functionality & manipulating real data sets.

Talk Data to Me: Education Edition

Talk Data to Me: Education Edition

At this monthly event series, we host thought-leaders from the Washington DC data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to education.

Instructor Summit 2019

Instructor Summit 2019

How might General Assembly’s Distinguished Faculty, and by extension our entire Expert Network, drive that mission for our learners and ourselves?

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