Math in Business

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Keller 3-180
Cathy O'Neil (Intent Media)
Cathy will talk about doing math in business, specifically drawing on her experiences as an assistant professor in math, as a quant at a hedge fund, and currently as a data scientist at an internet advertising startup. She will discuss the mathematical as well as the cultural differences of the three jobs, and will suggest how to decide where one may best fit in and why. She will also talk about how questions of ethics fit in to the daily life of a mathematician in business.
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