Sep 23–26, 2019
Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton
Data Scientist, MLB

Josh Hamilton is a data scientist at Major League Baseball where he works with the league and its 30 teams building data pipelines and predictive models. Previously, Josh helped build data infrastructure and recommender systems for a movie streaming company and worked as a product manager for a platform as a service startup. He studied finance and economics and holds his MS in applied statistics from the University of Alabama.


5:25pm6:05pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Location: 1A 08/10
Secondary topics:  Media and Advertising
Aaron Owen (Major League Baseball), Matt Horton (Major League Baseball), Josh Hamilton (MLB)
Utilizing SAS, Python, and AWS Sagemaker, MLB’s data science team discusses how it predicts ticket purchasers’ likelihoods to purchase again, evaluates prospective season schedules, estimates customer lifetime value, optimizes promotion schedules, quantifies the strength of fan avidity, and monitors the health of monthly subscriptions to its game-streaming service. Read more.

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