Anaconda Everywhere as the OS of Data Science
Reaching the full-potential of a data-driven world in the Anaconda Community.
Travis Oliphant is the Co-Founder, Chief Data Scientist and President of Continuum Analytics. Come listen to Travis talk about the rise of Python and data science and how Anaconda brings it together with other Open Data Science tools to enable a commercial community to bring about the innovations that will change our world. You will learn about the open source technology developed at Continuum and the role they play in forming a foundation for scalable computing and innovation. Finally, you will get a preview Anaconda Enterprise 5.0 and find out how you can participate in the growing business opportunities around the Anaconda ecosystem.
In addition, Dask core developer Matt Rocklin will be presenting 'See Dask parallelize SKLearn and XGBoost Machine Learning Workloads on a Cluster.'
Matthew is a full time open source developer at Continuum Analytics where he builds Python tools for parallel data analysis. Learn more about the Dask project here: http://dask.pydata.org/en/latest/
Travis has a Ph.D. from the Mayo Clinic and B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering from Brigham Young University. Since 1997, he has worked extensively with Python for numerical and scientific programming, most notably as the primary developer of the NumPy package, and as a founding contributor of the SciPy package. He is also the author of the definitive Guide to NumPy.
Travis fosters the open source community and is dedicated to furthering Continuum Analytics’ open source projects. He also engages customers in all industries and helps guide technical direction of the company. He has served as a director of the Python Software Foundation and as a director of NumFOCUS.