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San Francisco Data Science Bootcamp

149 New Montgomery St 2nd floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

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Start your data science career in San Francisco.

San Francisco ranks among the cities with the highest demand for data science talent. We've watched the data science field grow exponentially as more and more corporations now need data teams to help make sense of all the information being gathered about their consumers and clients. This is especially true in a city like San Francisco that lives and breathes innovation and disruption. At Metis, we know from experience that every data science job market is different - that's why we ensure our local San Francisco team has deep roots in the data science industry. Career support is also a cornerstone of our rigorous program, and we’re the only bootcamp in San Francisco that provides it full-time and on campus. We're also proud to accept international students at the SF campus. Read here to find out what makes our SF data science community special.

Meet our San Francisco team.

Jonathan Balaban

Senior Data Scientist

Jonathan Balaban is a consultant, data scientist, and entrepreneur with ten years of private, public, and philanthropic experience.

As a data scientist, he has worked at McKinsey and Booz Allen Hamilton, and he has taught data science at General Assembly. He has led teams to design bespoke data science solutions that have driven revolutionary changes in client operations. Jonathan - sometimes successfully - leverages data science solutions in his personal life: on friends, racing, and training.

Check out content by and/or featuring Jonathan:

Github Repository

Article: Three Questions Business Leaders Should Be Asking About Apple’s New Machine Learning Kit

Talk: Fortune-Telling with Python: An Intro to Time Series Modeling (ODSC East 2017)

Talk: Fortune-Telling with Python: Intro to Facebook Prophet (ChiPy Users Group)

Article: Best Practices for Applying Data Science Techniques in Consulting Engagements

Adam Wearne

Senior Data Scientist

With a background in physics and quantitative finance, Adam has applied data science and machine learning solutions in a wide variety of research settings ranging from recognizing and clustering behavioral patterns to applying natural language processing techniques to help build superior equity portfolios.  Adam is passionate about teaching and is excited to share his industry experiences with students. 

Check out content by Adam:

Paper: Using Natural Language Processing Techniques for Stock Return Predictions

Paper: Characterization of liposomes and silica nanoparticles using resistive pulse method

Kelly Gola

Senior Data Scientist

Kelly is passionate about breaking complex concepts down to fun, grokable lessons that are accessible to everyone.

Kelly comes to Metis from TaskRabbit where she used machine learning models to derive valuable insights about client usage patterns for marketing communications and to build personalized product features. Prior to Taskrabbit, Kelly conducted clinical research at University of California, San Francisco examining neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia patients and has taught courses in statistics, research methods, and neuroscience. She holds a PhD in developmental psychology from University of California, Santa Cruz and is also a Metis alum. She loves being in the classroom and thrives by helping students develop the technical and research tools that empower their creativity.

Josh Shaman

Senior Admissions Manager

Josh is a career education professional who is passionate about creating meaningful relationships with students and helping them take the next best step in their education and career.

Josh started his career in education by spending nearly 4 years in South Korea as a teacher. After returning from South Korea, Josh launched an online school teaching ESL to business professionals around the world. He also earned his M.Ed. from the University of Cincinnati. After those undertakings, Josh worked at Hack Reactor as an admissions and program manager. He joined Metis at the beginning of 2017 and has been developing innovative programs which help students prepare to apply and creating sincere relationships with students to help them take their skills to the next level.

Check out content by Josh:

Article: Metis Helps Us Understand the Value of a Data Science Bootcamp Education

Andrew Savage

Senior Career Advisor and Head of Employer Partnerships

Andrew is passionate about connecting people to their dream job.

Andrew is passionate about helping students see what's possible for themselves, by providing them with personalized career support that helps them achieve their specific goals. A lifelong Bay Area resident, Andrew graduated from Santa Clara University with a degree in Political Science. Andrew combines his experience as a Career Coach with previous roles where he helped tech companies expand their business and hire employees who best fit their needs. As the Career Advisor in San Francisco, Andrew helps students prepare for the workforce by helping them identify what they really want out of a career, developing a workable plan, and providing support at every step along the way. Outside of work Andrew enjoys traveling, hiking, and spending time with his pug.

Check out content by and/or featuring Andrew:

Interview: AI & Deep Learning News (AITV Episode)

Article: Navigating the Data Science Job Market – What to Know Before You Apply

Talk: How to Position Yourself in the Data Science Job Market (ODSC)

Stephany Bittar

Program Manager

Stephany is a numbers girl with a passion for statistics, social entrepreneurship, and education.

Stephany is an action oriented behavioral economist with a passion for education. She comes to Metis from Florida State, where she earned her degree in Economics with concentrations in Psychology and Math. Her college experience included a run as the youngest Student Body President at a Florida State campus, and she's excited to use her energy and experiences to shape the student experience. Out of the office, you can count on Stephany for a trip to the local bookstore, music venue, or brunch.

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Upcoming bootcamps in San Francisco.

Jul 1 to Sep 20
M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm  - Full Time
Sep 23 to Dec 13
M-F, 9:00am to 5:00pm  - Full Time

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