Metis Data Science Open House: Meet the Instructors, Students and Alumni


Visit us at Metis ( in New York City on Wednesday, April 29 from 6:30 - 8pm and meet the instructors, students and alumni ( of our Data Science Bootcamp (

Enjoy pizza and drinks on us as Data Science instructors Bo Peng and Aaron Schumacher walk you through a sampling of what students learn throughout their 12 weeks of project-based Data Science work.

6:30 - 7:00 Register, Mingle, Eat & Drink
7:00 - 7:30 Instructors Bo and Aaron discuss the Metis Data Science Bootcamp
7:30 - 8:00 Chat with Metis students, staff and alumni and enjoy more food & drink

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Note: This event is also available for live stream viewing and participation. Live stream attendees will have the option to chat live with Metis and ask questions of Metis instructors: Live Stream RSVP (

Leah Nicolai, Metis Program Manager, and Lillian Landrum, Metis Talent Placement Manager, will be available to speak with you about the Bootcamp and career support experience. Metis co-founder Jason Moss will also be on hand to take your questions.

Plan on learning about the Bootcamp curriculum and outcomes and how it culminates with the Metis Career Day when hiring partners come to Metis for student portfolio reviews.

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Bo Peng
Metis Data Science Instructor

@bo_p (

At Datascope (, Bo creates unique, human centered solutions that allow businesses to maximize the value and application of their data. She works on all phases of data science projects, from brainstorming workshops, to designing and implementing statistical and machine learning algorithms, to dashboard development and final visualization. She has also led corporate data science literacy workshops, where she trains working professionals how to think quantitatively. Technically, she is a statistician, with an M.S. in Statistics and B.S. in Mathematics, both from The University of Chicago.

Aaron Schumacher
Metis Data Science Instructor

@planarrowspace (

Aaron comes to Metis from consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton, where he helped government clients make effective use of data. His work has ranged from building visualization prototypes with the UK’s National Health Service and NYU’s GovLab to winning the Arlington Public Schools Big Data Roundtable by building predictive models for student outcomes. Aaron’s academic background is in math. After graduating with a BS at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he earned a MAT Mathematics from Bard College where his thesis demonstrated a novel construction of quaternion and octonion integers. Since then, Aaron has enjoyed working on more directly practical problems. Always passionate about education, Aaron first taught data science by that name in 2013; his students have gone on to work at companies including Airbnb, Infochimps, and Netflix.

Lillian Landrum
Talent Placement Manager

Lillian is matchmaker at heart, tech recruiter by experience, and loves connecting people with game-changing opportunities. As a recruiter she has worked with companies including Microsoft, Amazon, and Expedia. Lillian is passionate about building relationships and helping others achieve their goals. Her door is always open and she is committed to our student’s success.

Leah Nicolai
Program Manager

Leah is passionate about connecting to people and helping them achieve their educational goals. She graduated with a degree in Art History and Spanish and prior to joining Metis worked at an investment bank, managing all aspects of the company and its employees. She also teaches art with Free Arts NYC and at the Harlem YMCA. In her spare time, she enjoys any craft-based project and traveling.

Connect with us before the event! @thisismetis (