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Inaugural Meetup Event


Welcome to the group! We are excited to have Claudia Perlich (, Chief Data Scientist at Distillery, as the keynote speaker for our inaugural meetup, organized in collaboration with Movable Pink.

Movable Ink ( has been generous enough to sponsor our inaugural meetup event!!!

Event agenda:

6:30 - 7:00PM: Networking & Food
7:00 - 7:30PM: Lightning Talks (5 mins each)
7:30-8:30: Keynote talk by Claudia Perlich (
8:30-9:00PM: Socializing

Lightning Talks:
We would like to have ten 5-minute talks + 1 minutes Q&A. This can simply be an introduction to the group about who you are and what you work on, or you can cover some aspect of Machine Learning or Data Science that you find interesting. This is open to everyone and we encourage people of all skill levels to give a talk. It's a great way to introduce yourself to the group!

So grab a spot here ( and tell us more about what you are passionate about and the awesome things you are working on.

Keynote Talk:
We are thrilled to have Claudia Perlich ( give the keynote talk at our inaugural event!

Claudia Perlich serves as Chief Scientist at Dstillery and in this role designs, develops, analyzes and optimizes the machine learning that drives digital advertising to prospective customers of brands. An active industry speaker and frequent contributor to industry publications, Claudia recently acted as GC of KDD 2014 in New York. She has published numerous scientific articles, and holds multiple patents in machine learning and won many data mining competitions. Prior to joining in February 2010, Claudia worked in Data Analytics Research at IBM’s Watson Research Center, concentrating on data analytics and machine learning for complex real-world domains and applications. Claudia holds a PhD in Information Systems from NYU and an MA in Computer Science from Colorado University. Claudia takes active interest in the making of the next generation of data scientists and is teaching “Data Mining for Business Intelligence” in the NYU Stern MBA program.

We hope you can join our first official meetup to help us shape the direction of this group.

Hope to chat soon!

636 Av of the Americas Ste 5 · New York, NY
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