Data Mining and Visualization: Newcomers to the group - First Meet Up

  • 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."

MeetUp Agenda:

7:15-7:40: Networking- Meet and greet- light refreshments will be provided. 
7:40-7:45: Introductions/Welcome 7:45-8:05: Jessica Kirkpatrick -"From Astro
physicist to Data Scientist   " 8:10-8:30: Vincent Yates - "Answering the question not asked: Yammer Analytics" 8:30-8:45: Q+A



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  • Marco G.

    Great first meetup. Looking forward to where this goes next! Let me know if you need help organising things.

    May 1, 2013

    • Priya D.

      thanks Marco-

      May 3, 2013

    • Priya D.

      glad you came. Will definitely ping you for help. Let me know if you know someone in the field who is willing to come and give us a talk/tutorial!

      May 3, 2013

  • Abdullah F.

    Excellent Session. When is the next one? Special Kudos to Priya for organizing the event and to Jessica and Vincent Go #Yammer

    May 2, 2013

  • avadhoot

    Awesome session. Very good introduction of the subject and nicely organized. Expect to see more participants in future.

    May 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Unfortunately I cannot arrange transportation down to MV. (I have no DL and public transport will take forever.) Next time, I hope.

    May 1, 2013

  • Brad S.

    Love to be there but can't right now.

    April 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very excited :D

    April 15, 2013

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