Julie Steele

Julie Steele
Director, Marketing & Communications, Manifold


Julie Steele is Director of Marketing at Manifold, an artificial intelligence engineering services firm with offices in Boston and Silicon Valley. Julie was Director of Communications at Silicon Valley Data Science (SVDS), where she was instrumental in developing a strong sense of brand through content and design. Her experience on both sides of the content creation process began when she worked at O’Reilly Media, first as an Acquisitions Editor and then on the Strata conferences. Julie is author and coauthor of multiple books, published reports, and articles on data visualization and data science.


Grand Ballroom (NY Hilton)
Cathy O'Neil (Weapons of Math Destruction), Julie Steele (Manifold)
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A fireside chat with Cathy O'Neil about why universities can't make data scientists. Lots of companies want to hire data scientists, and there aren't enough to go around. Some universities are adding data science graduate departments, but they're facing an uphill battle, thanks to a lack of good data for academics, political infighting, and scalability issues. Read more.
<strong>Part of <a href="http://oreilly.com/dataweek"class="external">NYC Data Week</a></strong>. By instrumenting the Strata venue with basic off-the-shelf sensors and mesh networking, we will observe and report on the conference, and generate interesting sociological data from the distributed sensor network. Stop by the lab to see the work in progress and hack on the data.


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