Winning Kaggle Competitions with H2O and KNIME

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301 W Main St

301 W Main St · Richmond, VA

How to find us

Snead Hall, Room 3187/3189

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Hello Makers!

Please join us this evening to discuss data science competitions and the tools that practitioners like to use!

Following is a brief agenda for the evening:

6:00 PM - 6:30 PM - Doors open & Networking
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM - Karthik's talk on NLP
7:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Shailesh's talk on Kaggle Competitions
7:30 - 7:45 PM - Q&A
7:45 PM - 8:00 PM - Networking

Speaker's Bios:
Karthik leads the AI and Data Products at H2O. Karthik comes to H2O with extensive experience in Financial Industry where he spearheaded modernization of data platforms and delivering data products such as Master Data Management (MDM) and Real-time Intelligence for Cyber Security. He brings a wealth of expertise in product management, data products leveraging AI and real-time solutions.

Shailesh Deshpande is Data and Analytics Leader with 20+ years of experience in financial, insurance, healthcare, retail and consulting industries. Shailesh has expertise in defining and driving data strategy and leading large scale programs involving digital transformation, cloud migration, data analytics and machine learning initiatives at fortune 500 companies including Capital One, GE, Anthem, Circuit City and Genworth Financial. Shailesh has an MBA from Duke University and he is a certified machine learning engineer from Udacity. He also is a certified PMP and a Six Sigma Black belt professional. He teaches as an honorary professor at Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) MS in Analytics and MBA classes, including Information Systems for Business Intelligence (INFO664).