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

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Visit us at Metis (http://www.thisismetis.com/) in San Francisco on Thursday, July 14th from 6:30 - 8pm to meet the instructors, alumni, and students of our Data Science Bootcamp (http://www.thisismetis.com/data-science).

Enjoy food and drinks as Metis Sr. Data Scientists Andrew Blevins and Brian Lucena (bios below) walk you through a sampling of what students learn throughout their 12 weeks of project-based data science work. Our Careers Team will also speak about the career support process.

6:30 - 7:00 Register, Mingle, Eat & Drink
7:00 - 7:30 Sr. Data Scientists Andrew Blevins and Brian Lucena discuss the Metis Data Science Bootcamp and the Careers Team shares the career support structure
7:30 - 8:00 Chat with Metis students, staff, and alumni and enjoy more food & drinks

Plan on learning about the Bootcamp curriculum and outcomes, as well as how it culminates with Metis Career Day, when hiring partners come to Metis graduate presentations.

Heather Lockhart, Metis Program Manager, Andrew Savage, Metis Career Advisor, and Jason Moss, Metis Co-Founder, will be on hand to take your questions.

Andrew Blevins
Metis Sr. Data Scientist

Andrew comes to us from LinkedIn, where he worked as a data scientist, on projects ranging from executive dashboarding, education, inferring profiles and skills standardization. He is passionate about helping people make rational decisions and building cool data products. Prior to that he worked on fraud modeling at IMVU (the lean startup) and studied applied physics at Cornell.

Will Sorenson
Data Scientist at Tesla Motors (Recent Metis Bootcamp Graduate)

Having recently graduated from our Data Science Bootcamp, Will can answer your questions and will share his experiences, including what led to his current role at Tesla in the Bay Area.

Heather Lockhart
Program Manager

Heather previously had the opportunity to work for Bigcommerce cultivating both the Austin and San Francisco offices. Heather has a Bachelor of Arts in Aerospace Administration and Operations from Oklahoma State University where she merged her passion for aviation with business.

Andrew Savage
Career Advisor

Andrew is passionate about helping students see what's possible for themselves, by providing them with personalized career support that helps them achieve their specific goals. A lifelong Bay Area resident, Andrew graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science. Andrew combines his experience as a Career Coach with previous roles where he helped tech companies expand their business and hire employees who best fit their needs. As the Career Advisor in San Francisco, Andrew helps students prepare for the workforce by helping them identify what they really want out of a career, developing a workable plan, and providing support at every step along the way.

Jason Moss
Metis Co-Founder and GM

For almost 20 years, Jason has worked in education. From founding a nonprofit organization in New Orleans to working at companies such as McKinsey & Company, Scholastic, Kaplan, and now Metis (a part of Kaplan), he has sought opportunities to build businesses and work with exceptional teams on creating transformative learning experiences and products.He spends most his time at Metis (1) ensuring the quality of the student experience and outcome; (2) developing the roadmap and building the team to grow the business, and (3) engaging with data scientists around the country with whom Metis can collaborate.

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