Fabien Richard has a master’s degree in computer science engineering from Polytech Nantes, France. He is currently a software engineer and data specialist at a leading company for real-time telecom market data and consumer behavior analytics in North America. He applies business intelligence methods and parallel processing techniques to build fast, reliable, and scalable data processes. Since he started learning to code, Fabien has been driven by the pleasure of helping the sports and school communities around him through the development of web applications. His project about the energy consumption of the Internet won the first prize in the Hyblab data journalism competition in 2014. Fabien is also interested in business management, and more specifically how to leverage data to drive business decisions and create monetizable knowledge.
Jeffrey Strickland, Ph.D., is the author of Data Analytics using Open-Source Tools, Lulu.com and a Senior Analytics Scientist with Clarity Solution Group. He has performed predictive modeling, simulation, and analysis for the Department of Defense, NASA, the Missile Defense Agency, and the Financial and Insurance Industries for over 20 years. Jeffrey is a Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional (CMSP) and an Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP). He has published nearly 200 blogs on LinkedIn, is also a frequently invited guest speaker and the author of 20 books including:
Operations Research using OpenSource Tools
Discrete Event Simulation Using ExtendSim 8
Introduction to Crime Analysis and Mapping
Missile Flight Simulation
Mathematical Modeling of Warfare and Combat Phenomenon
Predictive Modeling and Analytics
Using Math to Defeat the Enemy: Combat Modeling for Simulation
Verification and Validation for Modeling and Simulation
Simulation Conceptual Modeling
Systems Engineering Processes and Practice
Connect with Jeffrey Strickland at https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffreystrickland.