Wes McKinney

Python for Data Analysis

Date: This event took place live on October 10 2012

Presented by: Wes McKinney

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Finding great data analysts is difficult. Despite the explosive growth of data in industries ranging from manufacturing and retail to high technology, finance, and healthcare, learning and accessing data analysis tools has remained a challenge. This webcast will highlight one of the most important tools in the field—Python.

In this hands-on webcast presented by Wes McKinney, author of "Python for Data Analysis", he will showcase a number of examples and you will receive an introduction to some of the most important tools in the Python language for:

  • data preparation
  • data analysis
  • data visualization

Learn about the growing field of data analysis from an expert in the community.

About Wes McKinney

Wes McKinney is CTO and Cofounder of Lambda Foundry, Inc. From 2010 to 2012, he served as a Python consultant to hedge funds and banks while developing pandas, a widely used Python data analysis library. From 2007 to 2010, he researched global macro and credit trading strategies at AQR Capital Management. He graduated from MIT with an S.B. in Mathematics. He is on leave from the Duke University Ph.D program in Statistics.