For the past 2 years, Zach has been working as a data scientist at an industry leading data consulting firm. He works in fraud analytics space where he and his team has saved hundreds of millions of dollars of federal dollars using sophisticated data science techniques. He is also a recent graduate of data science program at UC Berkeley.
When I met him, I was really impressed with your ability to speak “real world” data science and later I found out that he has a professional background in teaching complex topics like physics and calculus, which is what makes you such a good communicator in this field.
I sat down with him on a sunny Saturday afternoon to discuss one of the most exciting projects he has worked on in his data science career.
Here's a quick recap of what we discussed: