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Sean Murphy

Sean Murphy
Chief Data Scientist, PingThings


Sean Patrick Murphy, with degrees in math, electrical engineering, and biomedical engineering and an MBA from Oxford, has served as a senior scientist at Johns Hopkins University for over a decade, advises several startups, and provides learning analytics consulting for EverFi. Previously, he served as the Chief Data Scientist at a series A funded health care analytics firm, and the Director of Research at a boutique graduate educational company. He has also cofounded a big data startup and Data Community DC, a 2,000 member organization of data professionals.


Hadoop in Action Sutton Center - Sutton South
Tutorial Please note: to attend, your registration must include Tutorials on Monday.
Sean Murphy (PingThings), Benjamin Bengfort (PingThings, Inc)
Average rating: ****.
(4.56, 18 ratings)
Much of the world’s data (and your own) is text. The key to unlocking its value is in a series of Natural Language Processing transformations that turn raw strings into a machine usable form. We will use Hadoop alongside Python’s NLTK to do these steps and discuss why each is necessary in your application. Read more.


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