About the Speaker
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    Eric Kapfhammer
    Founder and Executive Director, Metycus

    Eric Kapfhammer is a data scientist at Microsoft, where he focuses on applying statistical and machine learning approaches to computer and network security. Prior to joining Microsoft, Eric spent the previous decade in the quantitative trading space as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, leading teams of data scientists and software engineers. He has also worked in software engineering and program management roles at companies such as Starbucks, Expedia, and Boeing. Eric obtained a BA in Business and International Relations from the University of Puget Sound, a MSc in Finance from Seattle University, and is currently pursuing a MSc in Computer Science with a machine learning specialization at the Georgia Institute of Technology.