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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
James Powell

James Powell
Ice President, NumFOCUS

Website | @dontusethiscode

James Powell is a NYC-based Python programmer and master trainer with experience in quantitative finance and data science. James is very active in the Python community in NYC, where he organizes NYC Python (the world’s largest and most active Python meetup group). He also works with the numeric and scientific computing nonprofit NumFOCUS to help organize the PyData conference series. James is a frequent speaker at Python conferences and has been invited to speak at events such as PyData New York, PyData London, PyGotham, the conference For Python Quants, and PyCon Spain.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Data Science & Advanced Analytics
Location: 1 E12/ 1 E13
Travis Oliphant (Anaconda), Peter Wang (Anaconda), Kyle Kelley (Netflix), Andrew Odewahn (O'Reilly Media), Paige Bailey (Microsoft), Jeff Reback (Continuum Analytics), Andy Terrel (NumFOCUS), Bryan Van de Ven (Continuum Analytics), Sarah Bird (Aptivate), James Powell (NumFOCUS), Phil Cloud (Continuum), Jason Grout (Bloomberg LP), Chris Colbert (Anaconda Powered by Continuum Analytics), Owen Zhang (DataRobot), Peter Prettenhofer (DataRobot), Damon McDougall (UT Austin), Michael Droettboom (Space Telescope Science Institute), Jim Crist (Continuum Analytics), Benjamin Zaitlen (Anaconda), Andreas Mueller (NYU, scikit-learn)
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