ChiPy Data Science SIG: April 2018 Meetup

Apr 18, 2018 · Chicago, United States of America

ChiPy Data Science SIG: April 2018 Meetup

A prior knowledge in Python would be helpful in understanding better.

Zax Rosenberg is currently a Data Scientist at SPINS, where he develops data-driven analytic solutions for grocery retailers. In his “free time” he is the Senior Mentor for ChiPy‘s (Chicago Python User Group’s) mentorship program, as well as an avid tech enthusiast/blogger.

Prior to joining SPINS, Zax spent eight years in the finance industry, including nearly four years as an Equity Research Associate for Baird, covering public transportation and logistics companies; and four years in the single family office industry (most recently as a Senior Investment Analyst) sourcing, evaluating, selecting, and monitoring long only funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, and direct investments, across asset classes, as well as managing multi-billion dollar portfolios’ allocations and risk.

Zax also previously served as Chairman of the Board for the Dean’s Advisory Council for Roosevelt University’s Walter E. Heller College of Business Administration from[masked], and is an established entrepreneur. Zax graduated with highest honors from Roosevelt University with a BS in finance, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Mark Hoffmann is a Data scientist with Entrepreneurial Mindset. Innovative and creative thinker with the ability to take technical solutions and communicate them with a non-technical audience.

He has ample experience with Statistical Modeling and Machine Learning, Deep Learning for Computer Vision and NLP, Programming in Python, R, D3, and SAS, Leading and managing a team and Communicating technical concepts.

About Metis

Metis (thisismetis.com) accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, and more. Students and alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

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