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From Developer to Data Scientist with Gaines Kergosien

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Due to recent advances in technology, humanity is collecting vast amounts of data at an unprecedented rate, making the skills necessary to mine insights from this data increasingly valuable. So what does it take for a Developer to enter the world of data science?

Join me on a journey into the world of big data and machine learning where we will explore what the work actually looks like, identify which skills are most important, and design a road map for how you too can join this exciting and profitable industry.

Gaines Kergosien is an associate director at UBS, organizer of Music City Code conference, Microsoft MVP, and serves as Board Member for the Nashville .NET User Group. He also presents at software development conferences throughout the United States. With over 15 years in solutions development, his work includes consulting for such companies as Bridgestone, Deloitte, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), American General (AIG), Lexis Nexis, Gibson Guitars, and Cardinal Healthcare.

The Nashville .NET User Group meets every second Thursday of the month at Corizon Health in Maryland Farms (Brentwood, TN).

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Agenda

• Corizon opens the meeting space shortly after 5pm so feel free to arrive early

• 5:30pm - Food arrives (first come, first serve)

• 6:00pm - Presentation begins

• 7:00pm - Presentation ends, share job opportunities and candidates

• 7:30pm - Drinks and networking at Corner Pub (710 Old Hickory Blvd, Brentwood, TN 37027 - 3 miles away on the East side of OHB)