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Seattle Startup Week is a free five-day event highlighting the amazing startup culture of the Puget Sound. Join in for a few events hosted all around town to learn, network and help make this place better for everyone. 
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Monday, October 26 • 12:00pm - 1:30pm
How and Why You Should Hire A Data Scientist for Your Company FULL

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Data science is driving products and changing our world. Data scientists are game changers and provide competitive advantages to companies (i.e. AirBNB, Uber, Netflix, Amazon, etc.). This panel describes how to find and hire these unicorn data scientists to help your company.

Who should attend:

  • founders who want to hire data scientists

  • engineers who want to transition into becoming data scientists

  • product managers who want to build data products

Panelists (subject to change):

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Moderators
avatar for Lee Ngo

Lee Ngo

Evangelist, Galvanize, Inc.
Educational Community Architect - Startup Weekend Global Facilitator. Co-organizer of Seattle Startup Weekend Education, Learn to Code Seattle, Seattle Data Science, Seattle Data Engineering, Startup Tech Seattle, Seattle Angular JS, and Seattle Data/Analytics.Machine Learning. Aspiring nerd.

Speakers
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avatar for Diego Oppenheimer

Diego Oppenheimer

CEO, Algorithmia
Diego Oppenheimer is a data geek with a passion for sports and cooking. He has worked in multiple industries in different capacities around business intelligence and data analytics.Prior to founding Algorithmia where he serves the role of CEO he spent over five years at Microsoft where he had the chance to deliver some of the most widely used data analysis software in the world including Excel, SQL Server and Power Pivot. He received his... Read More →
avatar for Benjamin Skrainka

Benjamin Skrainka

Principal Data Scientist, Galvanize
Benjamin S. Skrainka has spent his career using statistical tools and software engineering to answer challenging scientific questions as well as teaching others how to do so. Mr. Skrainka has worked on a wide range of problems -- in both academia and industry -- including quantum cosmology, bioinformatics, computational economics, and predictive analytics. His thesis was one of the largest simulations ever run in Economics. He holds an AB... Read More →



Monday October 26, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Galvanize 111 South Jackson Street, Seattle, Washington, 98104