Jared Lander is the Chief Data Scientist of Lander Analytics a data science consultancy based in New York City, the Organizer of the New York Open Statistical Programming Meetup and the New York R Conference and an Adjunct Professor of Statistics at Columbia University. With a masters from Columbia University in statistics and bachelors from Muhlenberg College in mathematics, he has experience in both academic research and industry. His work for both large and small organizations ranges from music and fundraising to finance and humanitarian relief efforts. He specializes in data management, multilevel models, machine learning, generalized linear models, data management and statistical computing. He is the author of R for Everyone: Advanced Analytics and Graphics, a book about R Programming geared toward Data Scientists and Non-Statisticians alike and is creating a course on glmnet with DataCamp.
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Julie Josse is a senior researcher in statistics and machine learning applied to health at Inria, a French research institute in digital sciences, and Professor at Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). She is an expert in the treatment of missing values (inference, multiple imputation, matrix completion, MNAR, supervised learning with missing values) and has created a website on the topic (https://rmisstastic.netlify.app/) for users. Her research also focuses on causal inference techniques (causal inference with missing values, combining RCT and observational data) for personalized medicine. Julie Josse is dedicated to reproducible research with R statistical software: she has developed packages including FactoMineR and missMDA to transfer her work.
Srinivas leads ZS AI Research Lab with a focus on frontier innovation and development of cutting edge algorithms. Srinivas’s core expertise areas include automated machine learning, natural language processing, and marketing AI across industries. He has authored several thought leadership articles and presented at conferences. Prior to joining ZS, Srinivas spent time as a solution architect building expert systems to automate product design and manufacturing across multiple industries viz., automobile, power systems, medical devices and retail
Lore Dirick is Director of Data Science Education at Flatiron School (https://flatironschool.com). She joined Flatiron School in May 2018, where she built Flatiron School’s 15-week Data Science Program, that by now has graduated hundreds of students globally, from the ground up. Before joining Flatiron School, Lore worked as a Curriculum Lead for online data science school DataCamp, where she built out the R and Python curriculum and taught online data science courses to over 70,000 students. She earned a PhD in Business Economics at KULeuven (Belgium), where she was a member of the statistics department and performed research on advanced credit risk modeling techniques.
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