A Mathematical Route to Data Science

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 9:50am - 10:30am
Richard Sharp (Globys), Sumanth Swaminathan (W. L. Gore & Associates)
A typical path to the data science industry starts in a computer science department, but mathematicians have a lot to offer. I will discuss my current work at Globys, Inc. a Seattle based contextual marketing firm. I began my career as a student of numerical analysis and will describe how I have adapted this experience to pursue a career in the data science industry.