Hardware, Software & the Internet of Things
June 23–25, 2015 • San Francisco, CA
Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy
Chief Data Scientist, PingThings


Sean Patrick Murphy, with degrees in math, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering and an MBA from Oxford, has served as a senior scientist at Johns Hopkins University for over a decade, advises several startups, and is now the chief data scientist for PingThings. Previously, he served as the chief data scientist at a series-A funded healthcare analytics firm, and as director of research at a boutique graduate educational company. He has also cofounded a big data startup, and Data Community DC, a 5,000-member organization of data professionals.


5:25pm–6:05pm Wednesday, 06/24/2015
Location: Fleet Room (Bldg D)
Sean Murphy (PingThings), Jerry Schuman (PingThings, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
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