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Make Data Work
March 28–29, 2016: Training
March 29–31, 2016: Conference
San Jose, CA
Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy
Chief Data Scientist, PingThings


Sean Patrick Murphy serves as the chief data scientist for PingThings, an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) startup bringing advanced data science and machine learning to the nation’s electric grid. He also advises several startups and provides learning-analytics consulting for EverFi. Previously, he served as the chief data scientist at a series A-funded healthcare analytics firm and the director of research at a boutique graduate educational company.

Sean is a founder and board member of Data Community DC, an 8,000-member community of data practitioners, and leads the 1,500+ member Data Innovation DC MeetUp, which focuses on the use of data for value creation. He has degrees in math, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering, as well as an MBA from Oxford. Sean completed his graduate work in biomedical engineering at Johns Hopkins University and stayed on as a senior scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory for over a decade, where he focused on machine learning, anomaly detection, image analysis, and high-performance and cloud-based computing. Sean graduated from the DC inaugural class of the Founder Institute, completed Hacker School in New York City, and serves as a judge and mentor for Venture for America.


1:50pm–2:30pm Thursday, 03/31/2016
IoT and Real-time

Location: 210 C/G
Sean Murphy (PingThings)
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Sean Murphy demonstrates how and why the power grid and other legacy industrials built on traditional engineering will be transformed from deterministic machines described by mathematical equations to probabilistic systems requiring streaming data and analytics. Sean demonstrates how to take an agile approach to the scientific method with big data and fuse the two approaches. Read more.