Noah is lecturer and consultant at MSDS, at Northwestern, Duke MIDS, and the Graduate Data Science program and UC Davis Graduate School of Management MSBA program, and UNC Charlotte Data Science Initiative. He is teaching and designing graduate machine learning, AI, Data Science courses and consulting on Machine Learning and Cloud Architecture for students and faculty. These responsibilities including leading a multi-cloud certification initiative for students. He has published 100’s of technical publications including multiple books on subjects ranging from Cloud Machine Learning to DevOps. Gift received an MBA from UC Davis, a M.S. in Computer Information Systems from Cal State Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Nutritional Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Noah is a Python Software Foundation Fellow, AWS Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Machine Learning, AWS Certified Solutions Architect, and AWS Certified Machine Learning Specialist, AWS Certified Big Data Specialist, AWS Academy Accredited Instructor, Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect, Microsoft MTA on Python, He has published books, videos, and courses on cloud machine learning, DevOps, Python, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Computer Vision. He writes and publishes content for publications including Forbes, IBM, Red Hat, Microsoft, O’Reilly, and Pearson. Workshops and Talks have been given around the world for organizations including NASA, PayPal, PyCon, Strata, and FooCamp. As an SME on Machine Learning for AWS, he helped created the AWS Machine Learning certification as well as serve as an AWS Faculty Cloud Ambassador.
This program is designed to teach the art of storytelling with data. The course also covers important business analytics topics including business writing, data visualization, optimization and machine learning. There is an opportunity in data science and analytics to beat the competition by excelling at presentation and communication skills. The ultimate goal of this course is to teach how to influence decision makers with data.