Ryan Stout studied both computer science and mathematics at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. After receiving his master's degrees in these fields, Ryan spent 5 years as a software engineer, including 4 years at Facebook. There, he worked on back-end infrastructure for both the search back-end and one of the back-ends used to supply ranking for various parts of the site.
Ryan has spent the last couple of years studying machine learning and statistics. Ryan also tutors students one on one.
In this part-time course, students learn to build robust predictive models, test their validity, and clearly communicate resulting insights.