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Kate Matsudaira

Kate Matsudaira was most recently CTO at Decide where she managed a team of people doing data mining and machine learning.  Before that she was CTO of SEOmoz where she dealt with massive amounts of web crawler data.  She has recently founded a new startup called Pop Forms where Kate says “…we’re not working with a lot of [...]

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Christyn Perras

Christyn is currently a quantitative analyst at Youtube.  Previously she worked at Slide, a social gaming startup where she also performed quantitative analysis on product features.  She has also worked as a statistician at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Center for Clinical Research and INC Research (pharmaceutical CRO). Hi Christyn!  What is your educational background and how [...]

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Hadley Wickham

Hadley Wickham has recently joined Rstudio as Chief Scientist.  Previously, he spent over four years as a statistics professor at Rice University.  Hadley considers himself primarily a tool-builder for data scientists working in R. He is interested in tools that reduce the cognitive burden of solving data science problems. He likes to figure out good ways [...]

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Kovas Boguta

Kovas Boguta has previously worked at Wolfram Research and Wolfram Alpha in various research roles.  He then went on to found Infoharmoni, a social media analytics company.  Currently, he is the Chief Analytics Engineer at Weebly. Hi Kovas! What is your educational background and how has it compared you for your role in data analytics and [...]

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Venu Anuganti

Venu Anuganti is a experienced consultant, advising the construction of massive data architectures for many technology companies in Silicon Valley.   He has worked with over 30+ fortune-500 companies and over 75+ small companies including Microsoft, Zynga, Groupon, Marin Software, Rubicon Project, Live Journal, Loyal3, Callidus Cloud, etc. He specializes in building data solutions for data [...]

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Scott Nicholson

Scott is the Chief Data Scientist at Accretive Health, working on uncovering insights that will help doctors increase the quality of [...]

Antonio Piccolboni

Antonio began his career in bioinformatics, spending 10 years split between academia and industry.   He then worked  for a web [...]

Kate Matsudaira

Kate Matsudaira was most recently CTO at Decide where she managed a team of people doing data mining and machine learning. [...]

Christyn Perras

Christyn is currently a quantitative analyst at Youtube.  Previously she worked at Slide, a social gaming startup where she also [...]

John Cook

John Cook started out in applied math and worked for University of Texas and Vanderbilt University. He then left [...]

Hadley Wickham

Hadley Wickham has recently joined Rstudio as Chief Scientist.  Previously, he spent over four years as a statistics professor at Rice [...]