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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Justin  Bleich

Justin Bleich
Senior Data Scientist, Coatue Management

Justin Bleich is a senior data scientist at Coatue Management. Previously, Justin was the cofounder and CTO of Zodiac, an artificial intelligence startup that focused on predicting customer behavior to help brands retain their best customers and find more like them, and an adjunct professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, where he taught advanced data mining and predictive modeling. Justin holds a PhD in statistics from the Wharton School, where he focused on Bayesian machine learning and ensemble-of-trees algorithms.


11:20am12:00pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Machine Learning & Data Science
Location: 1A 08/10 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Financial services
Justin Bleich (Coatue Management)
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Prophet is a Bayesian nonlinear time series forecasting model recently released by Facebook. Justin Bleich explains how Coatue—a hedge fund that uses data science to drive investment decisions—extends Prophet to include exogenous covariates when generating forecasts and applies it to nowcasting macroeconomic series using higher-frequency data available from sources such as Google Trends. Read more.