Doors open at 5:30pm. Food & soft drinks will be served. Event starts at 6:00 pm.|
Title: R at scale on the Google Cloud Platform
Speaker: Mark Edmondson
Description: Learn the latest & most optimal way to work with R on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) - useful for data engineers, data scientists, analysts & marketers.
Find out how to scale R Script applications, create interactive Shiny visualizations & share R APIs efficiently at a low cost for billions of users using Docker, Kubernetes & Cloud Run, including Mark's famous googleAnalyticsR.
Bio: Mark Edmondson is one of five official Google Developer Experts for Google Analytics (GDE) in the world & plays an active role in the strategic development of Googles data analytics product offering. He is also an enthusiastic & loved ambassador for R, taking part in the online community via his blog & on Twitter under @HoloMarkeD. Marks background includes an MSci in Physics from Kings College London, & today he works at IIH Nordic as a Data Engineer, working on the architecture of data analysis pipelines mainly in the Google Cloud Platform, using technologies such as BigQuery & Tensorflow to help productionise data science & machine learning models.
Mark is also a well-known international speaker, drawing on his experience of working with a variety of international companies across many sectors, combining the worlds of marketing & analytics. His contributions to open source are headed by his R packages that work with Google Cloud & Analytics APIs, of which the most popular is googleAnalyticsR. On his blog at http://code.markedmondson.me Mark also writes about other aspects of data engineering such as the usage of Docker, Kubernetes & R/Python within data science applications, featuring walkthroughs for data engineering, data science, web analytics, & software development.
Bonus: Attend Mark Edmondson's GoogleAnalyticsR Masterclass on September 12th in NYC & receive a 20% discount by using the code GDGNYC2019