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With Brendan Herger (Sr Data Scientist, Metis).
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 09:30 PM   Absolutely Free
Metis, Online

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Data Scientists are a hot commodity, particularly as data changes the way that many companies do business. While it's cooled down since I finished grad school a few years ago, demand still far outstrips supply, & hiring Data Scientists (and getting hired) can be a Herculean task.

In a previous role, I was fortunate to have lead or supervised over 200 interviews, building a team from 2 to 85 people over the course of a year & a half. While this hyper-growth will probably be unique in my career (as it should be), I've picked up a few things about selecting & supporting Data Science talent.

Brendan Herger enjoys bridging the gap between data science & engineering, to build & deploy data products.

Brendan brings a unique combination of machine learning, deep learning, & software engineering skills. In his previous work at Capital One & startups, he has built authorization fraud, insider threat, & legal discovery automation platforms. In each of these cases he's lead a team of data scientists & data engineers to enable & elevate his client's business workflow (and capture some amazing data).

When he's not knee deep in a code base, Brendan can be found traveling, sharing his collection of Japanese teas, & playing board games with his partner in Seattle.

About Metis

Metis ( accelerates careers in data science by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, & corporate programs based in Seattle, New York, Chicago, & San Francisco.

Brought to you by Kaplan, Metis focuses primarily on Python, machine learning, data visualization, deep learning, big data processing, statistical foundations, & more. Students & alumni of the bootcamp program receive continuous support from our career advisors, empowering them to pursue a successful career in the fast-growing field of data science.

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