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Let's Talk Data

General Assembly - San Francisco

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

Let's Talk Data

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Practical Data Science: Bridging the Gap from Academia to Industry 

Thursday, April 18th from 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Kevin Novak, Data Scientist at Uber 

Data Science. Big Data. Machine Learning. These are widely recognized to be among the hottest trends in Silicon Valley and the broader startup community; Harvard Business Review, Yahoo, and Forbes all agree.
During the talk, Kevin will discuss:
  • Getting Started: How to leverage academic experience into a successful data science career? 
  • Making the Transition: How to "bridge the gap" from academia to industry? 
  • Finding the Right Fit: How to find a data scientist for your startup? 
Join Kevin Novak, Data Scientist with Uber, as his shares his experiences transitioning from physicist to data scientist at one of the premier data-driven startups in the valley. He'll share his opinions on the current state of data science and what it takes to succeed in today's marketplace. Happy hour will follow!

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General Assembly San Francisco @ Hattery
414 Brannan St
San Francisco, CA 94107

Thursday, April 18, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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