[hcs-d] Facebook Data Science Talk + FREE FOOD & SWAG

Curren Iyer curreniyer at college.harvard.edu
Tue Oct 11 17:39:31 EDT 2016

Happening in ~30min!  Cool speakers + free felipe's, come on by!

Facebook event here <https://www.facebook.com/events/1232642096792273/>!

On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 10:41 PM, Curren Iyer <
curreniyer at college.harvard.edu> wrote:

> Hey All,
> Facebook is hosting a tech talk this week with their Analytics Team this *Tuesday
> @ 6pm in Fong Auditorium*.  They will give an overview of the work they
> do on the team, as well as potential *job opportunities* for both
> full-time and internships!
> Details, including an overview of the team and speaker bios, below.  There
> will be plenty of food and swag!
> ------------------------
> The team at Facebook performs large scale data analysis, identify
> actionable insight, suggest recommendations and influence the direction of
> the business. At different stage of each Facebook product, data scientists
> are driving the success of product development, user engagement, growth as
> well as revenue. Data Scientists from the team will give detailed examples
> of how to leverage statistics and large scale data analysis skills to drive
> product success and what the day-to-day work looks like for data scientists
> at Facebook. We'll also hold Q&A session at the end of the presentation and
> dinner will be provided.
> *Speakers:*
> *Jason Wei has been at Facebook since 2014, and worked on projects ranging
> from Profile Pictures to Nearby Friends to machine learning location data
> and helping advertisers estimate offline conversions. Prior to Facebook, he
> spent 2.5 years working as a quantitative trader at a hedge fund, and
> before that he got his BS and MS in Computer Science and Math from
> Stanford.*
> *Hyan Park has been a data scientist at Facebook for the past 5 years,
> working first on our mobile products, then on Instagram growth, and now on
> Facebook newsfeed. Before joining Facebook, she worked at a small economic
> consulting company focusing on insurance – related analysis and majored in
> math and economics for undergrad.  Outside of work, sheI likes to take
> advantage of the gorgeous Bay Area weather by running and biking and also
> enjoy going to farmers markets for awesome California produce!*
> *Kuen Ching is a Data Engineer with the Search team. Facebook was his
> first job after graduating from the University of Waterloo. He was an
> intern at FB and has been at FB for the past 4 years. In his spare time he
> enjoys playing games, watching action movies and watching soccer, during
> winter he enjoys skiing and snowboarding an immense amount (it’s been a
> little harder to do these since moving to California).*
> Hope to see you there!
> Curren
> --
> Curren A. Iyer
> Harvard College Class of 2017
> BA, Computer Science
> E: curreniyer at college.harvard.edu
> P: 2034287913

Curren A. Iyer
Harvard College Class of 2017
BA, Computer Science
E: curreniyer at college.harvard.edu
P: 2034287913
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