Speaker Series | Industry Insights from a Data Scientist

Tuesday, June 20th @ 6:30 PM

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

BrainStation Vancouver

455 Granville Street


$45 CAD

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Event details

Join us June 20th for a Speaker Series with Phillip Mah, Senior Data Scientist at Samsung, previously at Boeing.


For the past four years Phillip has been leading project teams to develop predictive maintenance solutions for commercial aerospace. Passionate about creating minimum viable products and rapid prototypes of digital solutions using machine learning and analytics, Phillip has analyzed and visualized aircraft-generated data using big data platforms such as Apache Spark and Cassandra and technologies like: Python, R, Tableau, d3.js, JavaScript and Java.


Frequently working with fellow data scientists as well as software engineers, designers and business analysts, enjoy an intimate discussion and Q&A with one of Canada's leading data scientists.


Topics of Discussion


  • A day in the life of a Data Scientist
  • Processing and cleaning large datasets
  • Machine learning demonstrations
  • How to apply industry practices to real data
  • How to deploy data models
  • Data Analytics vs. Data Science


What You'll Get


  • Intimate discussion and Q&A with one of Canada's leading data scientists
  • A BrainStation notebook & pen for note-taking purposes
  • Light snacks and refreshments!


*Event is non-refundable and non-transferable.


Phillip Mah is currently a Senior Data Scientist at Samsung. Previosly he worked at Boeing Vancouver Labs where he lead multiple projects in the Aviation Predictive Maintenance space, and was involved in creating the next-generation of predictive maintenance solutions for Boeing’s global fleet of commercial aircraft. He has experience in operations research, predictive analytics, machine learning, simulation and statistical analysis in both commercial aviation, defence and health care. He has a Master’s degree in Operations Research from the University of British Columbia, as well as a Bachelor’s with Honours in Computer Science and Bioinformatics.