We're dedicated to continue bringing you exciting speakers. Last week we introduced our first round of speakers - the inspirational Alana Range, the data expert Steven Lamm, the tech titan Fernando Lucini, and the innovative Francisco Webber.
Katharine Jarmul, Python Engineer and Educator
Katharine Jarmul is a pythonista and data lover. She recently co-authored an O'Reilly book Data Wrangling with Python and has been working with Python since 2008. She helped form the first PyLadies chapter in Los Angeles, CA and has worked at numerous start ups and corporations incorporating Python into automation, data analysis and web development. She works as a data analysis consultant and teacher in Berlin. You can find more of her writings on Twitter @kjam or on her site kjamistan.
Dr. Jonathan Mall, Quantitative Market Researcher based on Neuroscience and Big Data
Jonathan is a computational Neuropsychologist turned serial entrepreneur. Seduced by the opportunity to optimize consumer experience using machine learning, he led the Science team in a dutch IBM Big Data Venture (Gumbolt.com). Afterwards, he Co-Founded Neuro-Flash.com a market research institute, using online experiments that illuminate the true drivers of desire and purchase behaviour. When he’s not combining Neuroscience and Big-Data to test innovative ideas, he likes burgers and a friendly match of badminton.
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Crystal Valentine, VP Technology Strategy, MapR
Crystal Valentine is VP of Technology Strategy at MapR Technologies with a background in big data research and practice. Before joining MapR, she was a professor of computer science at Amherst College. She is the author of various academic publications in the areas of algorithms, high-performance computing, and computational biology and holds a patent for Extreme Virtual Memory. As a former consultant at Ab Initio Software working with Fortune 500 companies to design and implement high-throughput, mission-critical applications and as a tech expert consulting for equity investors focused on technology, she has developed significant business experience in the enterprise computing industry. Dr. Valentine received her doctorate in Computer Science from Brown University and was a Fulbright Scholar to Italy.
David Stolin, Professor of Finance, Toulouse Business School
David is a finance researcher with a strong interest in textual analysis. He holds a PhD from London Business School and is a professor of finance at Toulouse Business School. David’s research has appeared in leading academic journals including Journal of Business, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science, and has been profiled in The Financial Times, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Le Monde, The Times and other international media.