May 1, 2013 · 7:15 PM
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We plan to have Jessica Kirkpatrick, PhD in Astrophyisics,(UC Berkeley) turned "Data Diva" at Yammer Inc (Microsoft) and Vincent Yates, MA in Statistics, also now at Yammer Inc, come and speak about how and why they chose to get into Data Science as their profession, how they made the transition and what their advice to people trying to make this transition would be."
7:15-7:40: Networking- Meet and greet- light refreshments will be provided.
7:45-8:05: Jessica Kirkpatrick -"From Astro
physicist to Data Scientist
8:10-8:30: Vincent Yates - "Answering the question not asked: