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Catalyze your organization by integrating data analytics across teams and departments with high-quality, customizable, and practical data science programs that can train anyone, regardless of their educational background. Unleash your workforce’s potential to solve your organization’s toughest problems and prepare for the future.

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Data Society provides bespoke data analytics programs and data services that transforms the way your staff learns data science. We are driven by the desire to break down barriers in education and provide high quality, intuitive, and practical data science skills to professionals who never thought it possible to master these complex ideas. Founded in 2014, we have been recognized by Forbes as a top ten EdTech company and have won numerous awards for our training and innovation.

Instructors Include...

Bobby Jaikaran

Cyber Security, Strategist with Big-Data and Data Science Expertise. Bobby’s business acumen and strategy with database and user-experience management has significantly improved performance and efficiency within the Department of Defense (DoD), and Comptroller applications. From his B.S. in Finance through his Master’s Degree and Data Science certificate, Bobby is a force of limitless strategic insight for not only business processes/security but into business-oriented program development and design.

Dr. Gunnar Kleemann

Gunnar Kleemann holds a PhD in Molecular Genetics from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Master’s in Data Science (MIDS) from UC Berkeley. He did post-doctoral research on the genomics of aging at Princeton University, where he focused developing high throughput robotic assays to understand how genetic changes alter lifespan and reproductive biology. Currently he runs Austin Capital Data; an Austin Based Data science consulting company and is an instructor at UC Berkeley’s MIDS (Masters in Data Science) program.

Selina Carter

Selina is a data scientist, statistics nerd, and R aficionado. She previously used her quantitative and econometric skills for trend analysis on business operations at the Inter-American Development Bank.

Selina holds a M.S. degree in mathematics and statistics from Georgetown University, and M.A. degrees in economics, publish administration, and international relations from Syracuse University. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, and Boren Fellow, with professional proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and Turkish languages. She is also a guru baker of banana bread and cinnamon rolls.

Tony McGovern

Founder & Data Scientist at Emdata

Abraham R. Montilla Linares

Computer Scientist with 9 years experience in software development and 4 years experience in data analysis, visualizations and machine learning

Dr. Mandi Traud

Dr. Mandi Traud, has a Ph.D. in Biomathematics and five years of experience as a data scientist. She has also been president of Data Community DC and founder of Women Data Scientists DC, a meet up group for empowering women and non-binaries in data science. She has expertise in network analysis, machine learning, communication, data visualization, and statistical modeling. She has also taught many workshops and spoken at many different venues including General Assembly, PyDataDC, Women in Data Science, Bucknell, UNC, NC State, UNC G, and others.

Dr. Yaser Keneshloo

Dr. Yaser Keneshloo has a ph.D. in computer science and years of working experience as a data scientist

Dr. Merdi Rafiei

A health informatics educator and researcher with interests in outcomes and cost-effectiveness analytics, patient safety; and decision support tools

Shannon Lindsay

Data and analytics professional specializing in collection, management, and use of targeted data for program improvement and strategic decision making. Solving problems for non-profit and government decision makers who rely on complex and disparate data systems is my greatest strength. I am passionate about using data to improve the lives of those who need it the most.

Kodie McNamara

Kodie McNamara joined the Georgetown University Mathematics Department in August of 2017, and currently serves as an adjunct professor. He has earned a BA in Mathematics from Gettysburg College (’16) and an MS in Mathematics & Statistics from Georgetown University (’19).

His primary research interests include probability theory and application, numerical methods, mathematical statistics, and mathematical and statistical computing. With his time at Georgetown University, Kodie conducted research concerning the state department of education in Connecticut, alongside other non-profit institutions, in order to appropriately allocate finances. Building mathematical models and providing inferences guided much of his research.

Kodie was a 2016 Teach for America corps member, along with educational experience in the professional setting, leading data science projects in a classroom setting at the Health and Human Services department in Washington, DC. He currently works with Data Society as a consultant and educator, working both with private and government organizations. Many of the computer applications he uses include R, SQL, Python, and MatLab amongst others

Bobby Jaikaran

Cyber Security, Strategist with Big-Data and Data Science Expertise. Bobby's business acumen and strategy with database and user-experience management has significantly improved performance and efficiency within the Department of Defense (DoD), and Comptroller applications. From his B.S. in Finance through his Master’s Degree and Data Science certificate, Bobby is a force of limitless strategic insight for not only business processes/security but into business-oriented program development and design.

Dr. Gunnar Kleemann

Gunnar Kleemann holds a PhD in Molecular Genetics from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and a Master’s in Data Science (MIDS) from UC Berkeley. He did post-doctoral research on the genomics of aging at Princeton University, where he focused developing high throughput robotic assays to understand how genetic changes alter lifespan and reproductive biology. Currently he runs Austin Capital Data; an Austin Based Data science consulting company and is an instructor at UC Berkeley’s MIDS (Masters in Data Science) program.

Selina Carter

Selina is a data scientist, statistics nerd, and R aficionado. She previously used her quantitative and econometric skills for trend analysis on business operations at the Inter-American Development Bank. Selina holds a M.S. degree in mathematics and statistics from Georgetown University, and M.A. degrees in economics, publish administration, and international relations from Syracuse University. She is a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Fulbright Scholar, and Boren Fellow, with professional proficiency in Spanish, Portuguese, and Turkish languages. She is also a guru baker of banana bread and cinnamon rolls.

Tony McGovern

Founder & Data Scientist at Emdata

Abraham R. Montilla Linares

Computer Scientist with 9 years experience in software development and 4 years experience in data analysis, visualizations and machine learning

Dr. Mandi Traud

Dr. Mandi Traud, has a Ph.D. in Biomathematics and five years of experience as a data scientist. She has also been president of Data Community DC and founder of Women Data Scientists DC, a meet up group for empowering women and non-binaries in data science. She has expertise in network analysis, machine learning, communication, data visualization, and statistical modeling. She has also taught many workshops and spoken at many different venues including General Assembly, PyDataDC, Women in Data Science, Bucknell, UNC, NC State, UNC G, and others.

Dr. Yaser Keneshloo

Dr. Yaser Keneshloo has a ph.D. in computer science and years of working experience as a data scientist

Dr. Merdi Rafiei

A health informatics educator and researcher with interests in outcomes and cost-effectiveness analytics, patient safety; and decision support tools

Shannon Lindsay

Data and analytics professional specializing in collection, management, and use of targeted data for program improvement and strategic decision making. Solving problems for non-profit and government decision makers who rely on complex and disparate data systems is my greatest strength. I am passionate about using data to improve the lives of those who need it the most.

Kodie McNamara

Kodie McNamara joined the Georgetown University Mathematics Department in August of 2017, and currently serves as an adjunct professor. He has earned a BA in Mathematics from Gettysburg College (’16) and an MS in Mathematics & Statistics from Georgetown University (’19). His primary research interests include probability theory and application, numerical methods, mathematical statistics, and mathematical and statistical computing. With his time at Georgetown University, Kodie conducted research concerning the state department of education in Connecticut, alongside other non-profit institutions, in order to appropriately allocate finances. Building mathematical models and providing inferences guided much of his research. Kodie was a 2016 Teach for America corps member, along with educational experience in the professional setting, leading data science projects in a classroom setting at the Health and Human Services department in Washington, DC. He currently works with Data Society as a consultant and educator, working both with private and government organizations. Many of the computer applications he uses include R, SQL, Python, and MatLab amongst others

Co-Founders

Merav Yuravlivker
CEO

Merav has over a decade of experience in the education field, from classroom teaching to instructional design and building online learning platforms. Through Data Society, she has helped companies save millions of dollars with their pedagogically-sound and effective data science training programs. Merav is passionate about automating tedious tasks and providing the data science skills that professionals need to solve their most challenging problems.

John Nader
COO

John received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from Georgetown Law, where he was an Equal Justice Fellow. A veteran of defense counseling, complex antitrust litigation, and global corporate compliance, John is passionate about helping individuals and companies glean insights from the information at their fingertips.

Dmitri Adler
Chief Data Officer

Dmitri is a former J.P. Morgan investment banker and hedge fund analyst who used data to improve investment outcomes. Dmitri is passionate about democratizing data science methods and bringing the tools of data-driven decision-making to people who want to improve the quality of their decisions, careers, and lives.

Merav has over a decade of experience in the education field, from classroom teaching to instructional design and building online learning platforms. Through Data Society, she has helped companies save millions of dollars with their pedagogically-sound and effective data science training programs. Merav is passionate about automating tedious tasks and providing the data science skills that professionals need to solve their most challenging problems.

Merav Yuravlivker

John received his B.S. in Economics from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from Georgetown Law, where he was an Equal Justice Fellow. A veteran of defense counseling, complex antitrust litigation, and global corporate compliance, John is passionate about helping individuals and companies glean insights from the information at their fingertips.

John Nader

Dmitri is a former J.P. Morgan investment banker and hedge fund analyst who used data to improve investment outcomes. Dmitri is passionate about democratizing data science methods and bringing the tools of data-driven decision-making to people who want to improve the quality of their decisions, careers, and lives.

Dmitri Adler