Talks @ 1871: Michelangelo D'Agostino & Dylan Richard: Data Science on the Obama Campaign
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Michelangelo is a reformed physicist turned data scientist who was part of the Obama for America (OFA) data science team, focusing primarily on digital data. Dylan was the director of Engineering for OFA. They will provide an overview of the wide-ranging role analytics played in the various departments on the campaign and talk about the many ways in which the campaign was a model for the role of data science in a modern organization.
This event is co-organized with Data Science Chicago.
When & Where
1871 & Data Science Chicago
1871 is a center for digital entrepreneurs located in the historic Merchandise Mart. Home to 400+ entrepreneurs representing approximately 100 startups, the center is a nonprofit cooperative effort of Chicago’s business leaders, civic organizations and city and state government leaders.
Data Science Chicago brings together people interested in data science: the analytical "statistics and machine learning" side, the creative "visualization and design" side, the verbal "communication and story-telling" side, and especially the area in-between those extremes. Our members are professionals, students, consultants, and entrepreneurs that love data and understand the potential value it brings for society, business, and government.