Saif Farooqui is a Technical Analytics Lead in the Business Integrity team, which protects users and ensure safe connections between users and businesses. The team's focus on data analysis, machine learning and a robust infrastructure of back-end systems allows them to collaborate effectively with engineering and product teams.
Prior to working on data science at Facebook, Saif bounced around a fair bit, from consulting to economics research to marketing science and then computer vision, before a teaching position at (drum roll) General Assembly led to the job of his dreams. Ask him about python generators and the temporal considerations of data analysis!
Big Data 101: A Free Class
This free class is a primer to the world of Big Data and will introduce you to the different technologies and use cases that companies are adopting them for.
Machine Learning using Python (2 days)
This two day workshop will introduce students to data exploration and machine learning techniques.
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.
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.
Talk Data to me: How to get hired as a data scientist
Considering a career as a data scientist? Just starting out and want some tips for making an impact? Join us to learn more about exciting world of data science!
Let’s Talk Data with Tableau
Join General Assembly and Tableau for this event and learn what data analytics is all about.
Lightning Talks: How to Start with Python & Practical Applications
Learn how you can leverage Python in your role — no matter the industry.
This 10-week course will teach you how to use large datasets to make critical decisions.
Women Career Day: Shape Up Your Future
A full day of free workshops and talks about tech and digital skills exclusively for WOMEN.
Trial Class: Data Analytics
Curious about our Data Analytics course? Join us for a Trial Class — meet the instructor, get an introduction to the curriculum, and experience a sample session of the course.