6:30 pm Folks arrive and enjoy pizza, salad, and adult beverages
7:00 pm Speakers do their thing
8:00 pm Hang out and socialize
0 to Data science in 60 minutes:
Data Science has been described as “The sexiest job of the 21st Century” (https://hbr.org/2012/10/data-scientist-the-sexiest-job-of-the-21st-century), but from the amount of “preferred PhD” requirements that appear in Data Science job postings, it can be intimidating to folks without that wanting to get into this field. But there is still a way! As a non-PhD Data Scientist early in his career, let Matthew provide you with the experiences and tools needed to go from 0 to Data Scientist in 60 minutes.
Matthew currently works as a Data Scientist for Pillar Technology. He has a background in marketing analytics and statistics with strengths in quantitative and qualitative research. In his “free” time, Matthew focuses his energy on finding ways to build and unite people with opportunities and resources that help them gain confidence in themselves, their community, and their future. Matthew is also the co-founder, and first president, of Black Tech Columbus. A local nonprofit that looks to create an authentic space for black tech professionals to connect, collaborate, and create. To learn more about Matthew, find him on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/mquinn14/.