Past Meetups

If you're interested in participating by giving a talk, don't worry too much if we've touched on the subject before or you think you're not expert enough. New people join us every day and there are a lot of subjects warranting a revisit. Get in touch!

How to build a successful data team

Date: September 24th 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Location: LinkedIn HK

Alex HungAlex Hung

Alex Hung, Head of Customer Management Transformation, Hang Seng Bank

Today, more and more organisations are opening up their doors to big data and unlocking its power. Data science matters and how it accelerates the corporate business growth? At the panel discussion, various industry veterans will share their views on: The future of data science How to structure the data team to add value to business The challenges of how to attract and find the right talent How to hire for tomorrow’s needs, not just today’s What’s more, LinkedIn Hong Kong will share the market insights and skills in demand within the data industry.

Olivier KuzinerOlivier Kuziner

Olivier Kuziner, Partner of Ekimetrics

Jeffrey NgJeffrey Ng

Jeffrey Ng, Head of Fintech Solutions, Ping An OneConnect Bank

Real estate and blockchain

Date: July 10th 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Location: Ooosh Hong Kong

Guy FreemanGuy Freeman

How to value all residential homes in Hong Kong

You might think that building a valuation model using machine learning for almost 2 million flats in Hong Kong is hard... but not as hard to everything that comes before and after! Guy Freeman explains how a real-world data science project comes to fruition.

Alex SvanevikAlex Svanevik

Why blockchain is a data scientist's dream

Blockchain blockchain blockchain, it's everywhere. But behind the hype, blockchain is "just" a distributed database, which means, DATA. Alex takes us through why and how data scientists should rejoice in blockchain's data cornucopia.