Want to know how to make your data smarter? Do you want to use your existing data to make predictions, classify data or provide recommendations? Do you want understand more about what your users are doing?
You're invited to the Machine Learning & Behavioral Analytics meetup on Wednesday, April 24th in Denver at the SendGrid offices. Please RSVP on the meetup page to save a spot.
You'll first hear from Will Stanton on an introduction to machine learning to understand what machine learning is and how you can apply it to your data. Next you'll hear from Ben Johnson on behavioral analytics and how you can use the open source Sky database for extremely fast processing of clickstream and log data.
Join us for drinks, pizza, an interactive dialogue, and to learn more about how to get the most out of your data.
Parking: Metered street parking and paid lots are available nearby the SendGrid offices. Map
6:00 – 6:30 - Socialize over food and drink
6:30 – 6:45 - Announcements, Upcoming Events
6:45 – 7:30 - Machine Learning - Will Stanton
7:30 – 8:15 - Behavioral Analytics using Sky - Ben Johnson
8:15 – ??? - Continued socializing
About the presenters
Will is a PhD student at CU Boulder studying mathematics. His thesis is on Random Matrix Theory, a field with surprising connections to big data analytics. He has spoken at several universities, including CU Boulder and the University of Wisconsin - Madison. After completing his PhD in May, Will is going to start an internship at Return Path, working with their analytics team on interesting problems in the world of email data.
Ben has worked in a variety of data-related roles from being an Oracle DBA to designing front-end data visualizations. For the last year he has worked on an open source NoSQL database called Sky that is specifically optimized for working with large behavioral datasets such as clickstream and log data. He is the founder of a data science consulting company called Skyland Labs in Denver.