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SwitchUp Chats with Roberto Reif, Metis Sr. Data Scientist in Seattle

By Carlos Russo • June 05, 2018

Read a great interview between SwitchUp and Roberto Reif, Metis Sr. Data Scientist in Seattle. In it, he discusses ideal qualities of Metis students, the strength of the bootcamp curriculum, and much more.

SwitchUp Chats with Alice Zhao, Metis Sr. Data Scientist in Chicago

By Carlos Russo • May 30, 2018

SwitchUp recently sat down with Metis Sr. Data Scientist Alice Zhao, who teaches our 12-week data science bootcamp in Chicago. Read about her favorite student success stories, her advice for those coming into the bootcamp, and much more.

SwitchUp Chats with Brendan Herger, Metis Sr. Data Scientist in San Francisco

By Carlos Russo • May 23, 2018

In this post, SwitchUp interviews Brendan Herger, a Metis Sr. Data Scientist based in San Francisco. Find out what he loves about teaching, about his passion for machine learning, and how he helped found Capital One's Center for Machine Learning.

Q&A with Trent Hauck – Data Scientist, Metis Instructor, and Author

By Emily Wilson • January 04, 2018

Trent Hauck is a Senior Data Scientist at Zymergen and the instructor of our upcoming Live Online Introduction to Data Science part-time professional development course, which kicks off January 22nd. Read about his career, his advice for new data scientists, and more.

"Fundamentals Are All There Is": An Interview with Senthil Gandhi, Award-Winning Data Scientist at Autodesk

By Carlos Russo • December 14, 2017

We had the pleasure of interviewing Senthil Gandhi, Data Scientist at Autodesk in San Francisco, where he built Design Graph, an automated search and completion tool for 3D Design that leverages machine learning. He discusses his work and gives advice to both current and aspiring data scientists.

Q&A with Metis Alumni now @ Elsevier Labs, Booz Allen, Philadelphia 76ers

By Emily Wilson • March 02, 2017

We recently hosted a virtual alumni panel featuring four recent graduates of our Data Science bootcamp. These grads are now working for the Philadelphia 76ers, Elsevier Labs, and Booz Allen Hamilton in a variety of data science roles, with a range of interesting responsibilities. During the hour-long event, Metis Director ...

Speaker Series: Dave Robinson, Data Scientist at Stack Overflow

By Emily Wilson • February 09, 2016

We recently had Dave Robinson in class to discuss his experience as a Data Scientist at Stack Overflow. Metis Sr. Data Scientist Michael Galvin interviewed him before his talk. Here's their conversation.

The Student Perspective on the Metis Experience (Course Report Interview)

By Emily Wilson • October 30, 2015

Course Report hosted a webinar with two recent Metis data science bootcamp graduates, asking them to describe their experience throughout the program, and more.

Q&A with Cassie Kozyrkov, Data Scientist at Google

By Emily Wilson • May 06, 2015

Cassie Kozyrkov, Data Scientist at Google, recently visited the Metis Data Science Bootcamp to present to the class as part of our speaker series.