Photographs from just a few of our recent and past events. Click for larger images.
Alumni Panel, Friday, March 23: Alums Han Cui of Adatos, Xinjia Zhang of Matrix Analytics, Sean Reddy of Deus Ex and Guanzhong Yu of Saferock met MA Statistics students.
IRi, Friday, March 23: Melody Harrity and Sydne Tarry of IRi presented to MA Statistics students.
Two Sigma, Thursday, March 22: Alums Chris Mulligan and Yuting Ma spoke with MA Statistics students.
Phil Bellaria, Senior Vice President of Applied Analytics at NBCUniversal, met MA Statistics students on March 14, 2018.
Varadero Capital, L.P. visited on Friday, February 9, 2018. Varadero Capital is a value-driven alternative investment manager making investments across specialized credit markets with a focus on achieving capital preservation and delivering uncorrelated, risk-adjusted returns. Varadero’s speakers included Christopher Barr and Christopher Wilcox. The Firm was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in New York City.
Dr. Peter Mesenbrink, Executive director Biostatistics at Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. spoke about both his career and current research on Friday, February 2, 2018. He discussed key elements of being successful in the pharma industry and the different roles one can have in pharma.
Data scientists from Lyft came on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Data Analyst, *Simone Zhou spoke about increased passenger activation by 7% by performing a card add funnel analysis. Data Analyst, *Baptist Richard presented “Developed density based models to extend ride sharing availability to sparse cities in the US.” Data Scientists, *Davide Crapis and *Cameron Bruggeman gave an overview of all the places Data Science is used at Lyft, and then give a deep dive into how they make ETA predictions and allocate supply-side incentives. We also hosted Data Analyst, *Shelley Chan and Nick Chamandy, Head of Data Science.
*Indicates Columbia Alum
Dr. Anusha Shrivastava, Associate Director, Career Development and Alumni Relations, met alums and incoming hybrid students of the MA Statistics program at the Columbia Global Centers: Beijing on Dec. 5, 2017
Alum Dennis Lyubyvy, a data scientist at Afiniti, spoke with MA in Statistics students at the CCE Career Fair on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017
MA Statistics alum, Greg Ryslik, VP of Data Science at Mindstrong Health, shared tips on how to find – and keep – a job, with current students on Oct. 23, 2017
The NBCUniversal data team made a presentation to MA in Statistics students about internship and job opportunities at their media company on Nov. 1, 2017
Davin Kaing presenting at the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society Annual Conference in Cancun
Davin Kaing presenting at the second International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Applications in London
Nancy J Selph, Director and COO – Innovation & Data Governance at Deutsche Bank AG, spoke with MA Statistics students about how to succeed at their careers.