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Come join us for food & drinks as the Metis team walks you through a sampling of what students learn during their 12 weeks of project-based data science work. You'll also hear a capstone project from alumni & learn about how to prepare, what to expect, & what happens after you attend the Metis Data Science Bootcamp.
6:00 - 6:30 - Register, mingle, eat & drink
6:30 - 7:00 - Overview of the Metis program provided by staff
7:00 - 7:30 - Metis staff & alumni answers questions about Admissions, Careers, Instruction, & other topics
7:30 - 8:00 - Follow-up Chat with guests, staff, & alumni
About our Guest Alumni
Prior to joining Metis, Josh was building data-driven software applications as a freelance software/data consultant & developing agent-based AI & procedurally-generated content for an indie open-world sandbox video game. He began his career as a developer, then gained deep experience in digital user behavior & market-driven decision-making during 6 years as a strategist in the interactive media world, most recently as SVP, Digital Strategy leading a team account at WPP. For his final project, Josh built an interactive web application for citizens to gain insight into the legislature behavior of lawmakers in the New York State Senate. He graduated with honors from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Political Science & a Minor in American Culture Studies.
Livias background includes over nine years in a variety of roles across the financial services, having served most recently as Relationship Manager at ARX Investimentos, one of the most successful asset managers in Brazil & a subsidiary of Bank of New York Mellon. She holds a Masters degree in Economics & a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. During her studies, Livia developed her interest in multi-disciplinary perspectives related to data-driven decision making & the application of analytic tools to solve challenging problems. For her final project, Livia will embrace her passion for fashion & build a recommendation engine for outfits using convolutional neural networks.
Metis (https://thisismetis.com/) accelerates data science learning for individuals, companies, & institutions through corporate training & accredited, immersive bootcamps.
The Metis bootcamp curriculum is designed & delivered by highly educated & industry-experienced practitioners, & all bootcamp graduates receive hands-on career support until theyre hired. Campuses are located in Chicago, New York City, San Francisco, & Seattle.
On the corporate side, Metis works with large organizations who want to up-skill their teams in data science & analytics to gain efficiencies, remain competitive, & improve their bottom lines. Metis is proud to be backed by Kaplan, a global leader in education.
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