Guest Speaker on Monday Oct 30: Randy Zwitch
Upcoming Monday (Oct 30), we will have a guest speaker from Comcast Headquarters in Philadelphia: Randy Zwitch. His bio is below:
Randy Zwitch is Principal Data Scientist at Comcast Headquarters in Philadelphia. As part of the Enterprise Business Intelligence department, Randy uses distributed computing and machine learning techniques to evaluate the impact of product launches, develop customer service improvement strategies and understand how consumers use Comcast products.
Prior to his work at Comcast, Randy has held roles in numerous industries including energy, banking, marketing, consulting and cloud-computing. Also an avid open-source software advocate, Randy has developed or contributes to over a dozen software packages, primarily for the Julia and R programming languages.
Please prepare questions before class and try to ask as many questions as you can after his talk. This is a great opportunity to learn from an expert in the field and a great chance for you to network.
I may post an extra-credit assignment related to his talk. So listen to him carefully.