Jason Goodman

Alumni (MIDS 2015)

Focus

I'm a former management consultant who enjoys working on challenging data problems

Biography

I'm taking the accelerated track through the MIDS program, working on the degree and my own data projects full time. Expected graduation date of August 2015.

Education

Coursera Data Science Specialization Certification (2014)

  • Passed all nine courses "with distinction"
  • Courses include R Programming, Exploratory Data Analysis, Practical Machine Learning, Developing Data Products

BA Economics, minor in Computer Science - Dartmouth College (2012)

  • Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Senior Class Marshall (led class at graduation)

Work Experience

Management Consultant at Oliver Wyman (2012 - 2014)

  • Solved strategy problems for Fortune 500 retail, pharmaceutical, and financial services companies
  • Made frequent visual, accessible presentations about analyses with PowerPoint to senior executives
  • Performed a range of quantitative and qualitative analyses in small team settings

Data Side Projects

"Predicting the Next Pitch: Applying Machine Learning to Baseball"

  • Using R to predict which pitch a baseball pitcher is about to throw in real time based on their past pitching history with machine learning

Grade Inflation and Enrollment Trends at Dartmouth College

  • Scraped data from Dartmouth registrar website for use in a visual blog post analyzing trends

Last updated:

March 26, 2017