Data Scientist at AMULET Analytics
Daniel D. Gutierrez is a data scientist with Los Angeles-based AMULET Analytics. He’s been involved with data science and Big Data long before the fields came in vogue. As a Big Data journalist, he enjoys keeping a pulse on this fast-paced industry. He’s also an educator having taught data science, machine learning and R classes for UCLA, UC Irvine, and UC Davis. He’s authored four computer industry books on database and data science technology, including his most recent title, “Machine Learning and Data Science: An Introduction to Statistical Learning Methods with R.” Daniel sits on a number of advisory boards to bring the benefits of data science to businesses.
How did you get to become an expert in your key topics?
I’ve always been a “data guy” with my intense interest in all things data. But my experience culminated during my graduate program in Computer Science & Applied Statistics, which is now known as “data science.” I’m an academic at heart, and more of a theorist in my current work in data science.
What topic areas are you most passionate about?
I’m very interested in the latest and greatest machine learning algorithms, specifically GBMs: XGBoost, LightGBM, Catboost, and H2O. I’m also interested in AutoML, language models, and XAI.
Which influencers influence you within those key topics?
Outside of key topics, who else influences you?
How would you describe your offline influence?
My two most significant areas of influence are my consulting gigs in a broad set of subject domains, and also my teaching at UCLA Extension.
What’s your best source of information for getting ahead of a story? What resource do you use to stay ahead of the trend?
The good thing about my industry it has a fertile set of information resources including: GitHub, Stackoverflow, blogs like Towards Data Science, R-Bloggers, Google Alerts, Meet-up groups, and so much more
If a brand wanted to work with you, which activities would you be most interested in collaborating on?
What brands have you worked with?
NVIDIA, Microsoft, Dell, Teradata, Intel, TIBCO, Impetus, GridGain, WEKA, Supermicro.
What are your passions outside of work?
What would be the best way for a brand to contact you?
You can always contact me by email.