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Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Wes McKinney

Wes McKinney
Software Architect, Two Sigma Investments

Website | @wesmckinn

Wes McKinney is a software architect at Two Sigma Investments. He is the creator of Python’s pandas library and a PMC member for Apache Arrow and Apache Parquet. He wrote the book Python for Data Analysis. Previously, Wes worked for Cloudera and was the founder and CEO of DataPad.

Sessions

9:00am–5:00pm Wednesday, 10/15/2014
Data Science
Location: 1 E12/1 E13
Fernando Perez (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley), Brian Granger (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo), Andy Terrel (NumFOCUS), Peter Wang (Anaconda Powered by Continuum Analytics), Jake Vanderplas (eScience Institute, University of Washington), Olivier Grisel (Inria & scikit-learn), Travis Oliphant (Continuum Analytics, Inc.), Wes McKinney (Two Sigma Investments), Trent Nelson (Continuum Analytics), Kayur Patel (Google), Kester Tong (Google)
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