Michael Driscoll

Michael Driscoll
Co-Founder & CEO, Metamarkets


Michael E. Driscoll is a Principal at Dataspora, Inc. a business analytics consultancy in San Francisco. He has eight years of experience developing large-scale databases and inference algorithms across academia and industry with applications ranging from metal-breathing microbes to municipal real estate. He also founded and until 2008 served on the board of CustomInk.com, an Inc. 500 e-commerce firm.

He is the co-chair of the Bay Area R Users Group, and has used R extensively for the visualization and analysis of genome data, GIS data, and macroeconomic data sets.

Michael has a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology from Boston University, where he was a DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow, and an A.B. from Harvard College.


Emerging Topics, Programming
Location: Exhibit Hall 3
Michael Driscoll (Metamarkets)
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The age of Big Data demands open-source tools that move beyond storage towards analytics: tools to turn terabytes into insights. R is an open-source language for statistical computing and graphics, and an extensible, embeddable tool for the analysis of large data sets. In this session, I showcase R's power by building predictive models for Brazilian soybean harvests and baseball slugger salaries. Read more.
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