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Southern California Data Science Conference 2016

University of Southern California:  Tutor Campus Center

Sept 25, 2016


About Us

Our mission is to create a data science learning forum in Southern California where we will bring together business and academic leaders, professionals, promising students, and entrepreneurs. Our conference will demonstrate cutting edge technology, offer unique insight into real-world applications with machine learning and data science, and provide attendees a platform to expand their career networks. The first SoCal Data Science Conference will be held at the University of Southern California Sunday Sep 25, 2016


Why SoCal Data Science Conference?

  • Will exhibit industry experts and scholars an in-depth academic and commercial forum in Data Science.
  • We welcome all professionals and students who are interested in the world of data to come
  • Hear unique insights from leaders of the data industry
  • Learn the latest trends on hot data topics and applications with data science
  • See innovative technology from renowned companies!
  • Gain new skills from workshops led by some of the best minds in SoCal
  • Network with hundreds of other professionals

Attendees

600 Attendees

8 Industries

30 Speakers

Keynote Speakers

DEREK WANG
FOUNDER AND CEO AT STRATIFYD INC.
HAOYUAN LI
CEO AT ALLUXIO
RAYMOND FU
PRACTICE ARCHITECT AT TRACE3
TAMARA DULL
DIRECTOR OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AT SAS

Speakers

AUSTIN CLEMENTS
ASSOCIATE AT TENONETEN VENTURES
BENJAMIN UMINSKY
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT: DATA SCIENCE AT LOS ANGELES COUNTY REGISTRAR-RECORDER
DEBAJYOTI RAY
CHIEF DATA OFFICER AT VIDEOAMP
DINESH SRIRANGPATNA
BIG DATA SOLUTION ARCHITECT AT MICROSOFT
Dusan Bosnjakovic
Data Scientist at Intuit
EMILY THOMPSON
PRODUCT MANAGER AT INSIGHT DATA SCIENCE
JOHN CHAO
MANAGER OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS AND DATA SCIENCE AT LINKEDIN
JUAN SEBASTIAN VASQUEZ
Data Programs Manager at Business Experience Unit, Los Angeles Office of Finance
KENAN LI
DATA SCIENTIST AT DATA APPLICATION LAB
KENT STROKER
OPEN SOURCE ANALYTICS TECHNICAL EVANGELIST AT IBM
MIN ZHANG
CFA, TOTUM WEALTH, CEO AND CO-FOUNDER
NIMBUS GOEHAUSEN
SENIOR SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BLOOMBERG LP
OREN GOLAN
VP SOFTWARE ENGINEERING AT SANGUINE
PEYMAN MOHAJERIAN
SOLUTION ARCHITECT AT DATABRICKS
ROHAN MONGA
LEAD DATA SCIENTIST AT WHISPER APP
Wenjing Zhang
Director of Analytics at Linkedin
WILLIAM YANG WANG
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR AT UC SANTA BARBARA
YVES BERGQUIST
PROJECT DIRECTOR OF ENTERTAINMENT TECHNOLOGY CENTER AT USC

Sponsors


Conference Organizer – General Chair

JASON GENG

ANAND PRASHAR
GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, DATA SCIENCE
AUSTIN BOLING
STUDENT AT USC, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
CALVIN FUNG
STUDENT IN USC, HUMAN BIOLOGY
Chengcheng (Abby) GONG
GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
DIANE MENGLAN XU
STUDENT AT PEPPERDINE, GLOBAL BUSINESS
HEIDI CARREON
USC ANNENBERG MEDIA CENTER
HELEN QI
BUSINESS DEVELOPER AT DATA APPLICATION LAB
Jason Geng
Founder and CEO at Data Application Lab
KE LI
PRESIDENT AT PLUSYOOU
NIKITA GUPTA
GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE
QIAOZHI SONG
GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC
REBECCA TSZYAN YAN
GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Our Team

HELEN QI

BUSINESS DEVELOPER AT DATA APPLICATION LAB

DINESH SRIRANGPATNA

BIG DATA SOLUTION ARCHITECT AT MICROSOFT

NIKITA GUPTA

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE

TING XIE

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

WEI XIONG

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, BIOSTATISTICS

SUHAS SURENDRA

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, ASTRONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

DIANE MENGLAN XU

STUDENT AT PEPPERDINE, GLOBAL BUSINESS

REBECCA TSZYAN YAN

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

NAYAN JEEVAGAN

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

ABBY CHENGCHENG GONG

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

JULIAN TURNER

STUDENT AT USC, INDUSTRIAL & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

MIN BIAN

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, FINANCIAL ENGINEERING

PUNEET KOUL

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE

ZIYANG ZHANG

GRADUATE STUDENT AT UCLA, MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

YANG WEI

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE

SUNAKSHI GUJRAL

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER ENGINEERING

SHUAI LANG

STUDENT AT UCSB, COMPUTER SCIENCE

NICOLE YANG

STUDENT AT UCSD, MANAGEMENT SCIENCE

RAGHU NANDAN REDDY KAPU

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

JERRY LIN

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, MBA

ZAIZHEN LIM

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE

MIN YOUNG KIM

STUDENT AT USC, BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

AUSTIN BOLING

STUDENT AT USC, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

DANIEL BATISTA

MFA CANDIDATE INTERACTIVE MEDIA & GAMES USC

CHELSEA LEE

STUDENT AT USC, APPLIED AND COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS

RUI DU

GRADUATE STUDENT AT USC, INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING

NORA CHANG

GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, CINEMA AND MEDIA STUDIES

‪CALVIN FUNG

STUDENT IN USC, HUMAN BIOLOGY

JINGYING WENG

GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, APPLIED BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY

YIFANG CHEN

STUDENT IN USC,ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

ANAND PRASHAR

GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, DATA SCIENCE

VATSAL SHAH

GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, DATA SCIENCE

AKSHAY GUPTA

GRADUATE STUDENT IN USC, COMPUTER SCIENCE

KAI JIANG

BUSINESS ANALYST AT SONY PICTURES

SHANSHAN SU

GRADUATE STUDENT AT UC RIVERSIDE

YANMENG SHI

GRADUATE STUDENT AT UC RIVERSIDE

SUPENG GE

GRADUATE STUDENT AT UC RIVERSIDE

YU (FALICE) WANG

STUDENT AT UC IRVINE

FINOA LI

SENIOR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE ANALYST AT OPENX

WEIMIN ZHOU

GRADUATE STUDENT AT UC RIVERSIDE


Venue

University of Southern California: The Trojan Grand Ball Room at Tutor Campus Center