Max Shron is a New York-based data strategist. He provides expertise and mentorship to organizations across a wide array of sizes and industry verticals. He spearheads complex projects and provides a critical look at how organizations use data. Max was previously the lead data scientist at OkCupid, where he did data work for the widely read OkTrends blog. His personal work has appeared worldwide, including in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Huffington Post and on WNYC. He holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Chicago.
Data is key to decision making. Yet we are rarely faced with a situation where things can be put in to such a clear logical form that we have no choice but to accept the force of evidence before us. … read more
Webcast: Thinking with Data March 13, 2014
Watch the webcast in its original format Data Science draws heavily on statistics, machine learning and software engineering, but these disciplines aren't much help for coming up with the right problems to solve. Thankfully, other people have already...