Skipper is Director of Data Science at Civis Analytics, a data science technology and advisory firm. He leads a team of data scientists from all walks of life from physicists and engineers to statisticians and computer scientists. He is an economist by training and has a decade of experience working in the Python data community. He started and led the statsmodels project, was on the core pandas team, and has contributed to many projects in Python data stack.
Thursday 9 a.m.–12:20 p.m. in Room 22