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The official Jupyter Conference
August 22-23, 2017: Training
August 23-25, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Matt Greenwood

Matt Greenwood
Chief Inspiration Officer, Two Sigma Investments


Matt Greenwood is the chief innovation officer at Two Sigma Investments, where he has led company-wide efforts across both engineering and modeling teams. Matt oversees development of BeakerX, which extends the Jupyter Notebook to support to six languages, additional widgets, and one-click publication. Matt is also a board member and Venture Partner at Two Sigma Ventures and works closely with portfolio companies in both board membership and advisory capacities. Matt began his career at Bell Labs and later moved to IBM Research, where he was responsible for early efforts in tablet computing and distributed computing. Matt was also lead developer and manager at Entrisphere, where he helped create a product providing access equipment for broadband service providers. Matt holds a PhD in mathematics from Columbia University, where he taught for many years, as well as a BA and MA in math from Oxford University and an MA in theoretical physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.


2:40pm–3:20pm Thursday, August 24, 2017
Extensions and customization
Location: Nassau Level: Beginner
Matt Greenwood (Two Sigma Investments)
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Matt Greenwood introduces BeakerX, a set of Jupyter Notebook extensions that enable polyglot data science, time series plotting and processing, research publication, and integration with Apache Spark. Matt reviews the Jupyter extension architecture and how BeakerX plugs into it, covers the current set of BeakerX capabilities, and discusses the pivot from Beaker, a standalone notebook, to BeakerX. Read more.