MSDS Seminar Series in Data Science: Matt Dawson, Google

Friday, October 29 12:30 – 2 p.m.

101 Howard St. Rooms 154-156

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Bio:
Matt Dawson is a Senior Data Scientist at Google, primarily focusing on measurement products available to a wide range of businesses and advertisers. Prior to joining Google, Matt studied at UC Davis where he earned his PhD in Biostatistics. Outside of work, he enjoys playing golf, watching baseball, and spending time with his fur-children.
 
Title: A Tour of Data Science at Google
 
Abstract: "Data Science" is a vague term that encompasses many different skills and responsibilities. In this talk, I will describe some of the major areas of focus for Data Science at Google, with an emphasis on some of the important aspects of Data Science which I have found to be under-emphasized.