Hilary Mason

Hilary Mason
Founder, Fast Forward Labs

Website | @hmason

Hilary Mason is founder and CEO of Fast Forward Labs, a machine intelligence research company, and data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Previously Hilary was chief scientist at Bitly. She co-hosts DataGotham, a conference for New York’s home-grown data community, and co-founded HackNY, a non-profit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York’s creative technical economy. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board, and is a member of Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.

Sessions

Practitioner
Location: Mission City M
Joseph Adler (Confluent), Hilary Mason (Fast Forward Labs), Drew Conway (IA Ventures), Jake Hofman (Yahoo!)
Average rating: ***..
(3.17, 29 ratings)
This tutorial offers a basic introduction to practicing data science. We'll walk through several typical projects that range from conceptualization to acquiring data, to analyzing and visualizing it, to drawing conclusions. Read more.
Location: Mission City Ballroom
Please note: This and all other keynotes will be live streamed and recorded.
Hilary Mason (Fast Forward Labs)
Average rating: ****.
(4.16, 45 ratings)
Data science is evolving rapidly. I'll talk about our current and slightly future technical and philosophical challenges, including realtime vs non-realtime analysis, streams of data vs traditional databases, and some of the opportunities we have to learn amazing things about the world through our data and what this means for those of us who are immersed in working with it. Read more.

Sponsors

  • Thomson Reuters
  • EMC Data Computing Division
  • EnterpriseDB
  • Microsoft
  • Gnip
  • Rackspace Hosting
  • IBM
  • Windows Azure MarketPlace DataMarket
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Aster Data
  • Cloudera
  • Clustrix
  • DataStax, Inc. (formerly Riptano, Inc.)
  • Digital Reasoning Systems
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Impetus
  • Jaspersoft
  • Karmasphere
  • LinkedIn
  • MarkLogic
  • Pentaho
  • Pervasive
  • Revolution Analytics
  • Splunk
  • Urban Mapping
  • Wolfram|Alpha
  • Esri
  • ParAccel
  • Tableau Software

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