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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Laurie Skelly

Laurie Skelly
Data Scientist, Datascope Analytics

Website | @laurieskelly

Laurie Skelly is a Data Scientist at Chicago-based data consulting firm Datascope Analytics. She is passionate about tackling the intractable and removing the barriers between the human and the technical components of a problem. Connecting a real-world problem to its ideal technical solution is an art and a science, and Laurie excels at designing systems that create the perfect match for a client’s needs. She has led and contributed to projects for Datascope clients, who range from regional nonprofits to international Fortune 50 giants and represent a broad collection of business sectors and verticals. In addition to the practice of data science, Laurie is at home at the front of a classroom. She is a lead on the course design team behind the Metis Data Science Bootcamp scheduled to launch in 2014. Laurie received a BA in Neuroscience from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, and a PhD from the Integrative Neuroscience Program at the University of Chicago. Her dissertation employed machine learning algorithms to model the neural circuitry of emotion in incarcerated psychopathic offenders.

Sessions

1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Data Science
Location: 1 E8/1 E9
Laurie Skelly (Datascope Analytics)
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Data scientists wear many hats -- how do you train a ready-for-prime-time data scientist in twelve weeks? We'll share some of the choices and models we used to create the Metis Data Science Bootcamp and select its first cohort of students. Read more.