Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; East Asian Studies @
Jason White is an analytics professional, currently serving as an Associate Data Scientist at Kohl's. He is currently implementing best practices in data science methodologies such as data analysis, ETL technologies, big data technologies, data management, predictive and exploratory model development, and data visualization. He has related experience in a broad range of related tools and programming
Jason White is an analytics professional, currently serving as an Associate Data Scientist at Kohl's. He is currently implementing best practices in data science methodologies such as data analysis, ETL technologies, big data technologies, data management, predictive and exploratory model development, and data visualization. He has related experience in a broad range of related tools and programming languages, such as R, Python, Hadoop, SQL, VBA, RapidMiner, Tableau, Spotfire, and JMP.
He has also served in high-level project management roles for multiple federal agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency and the Transportation Research Board. Specific responsibilities include database development, application development, project cost and schedule baseline oversight, investment performance monitoring reporting, and client facilitation support.
Data science tools and methodologies he has experience in include;
Statistical Data Mining
-Languages/Tools: Python, R, SQL, iPython Notebook/Jupyter, RapidMiner, VBA
- Exploratory (association rules, clustering, and text mining),
- Predictive (k-nearest neighbor, naïve Bayes, support vector machine, tree induction, neural network, regression, and text classification),
- Optimization (binary decision, and simulation)
- Hive, Pig, Sqoop
- API interaction (social media, Factual, etc.), HTML scraping
Associate Data Scientist @ • Develop and implement predictive and exploratory data mining models in support of Kohl’s Customer data • Define, develop, and implement the enterprise customer analytic dataset to support customer analytics • Provide thought leadership on enterprise analytic initiatives such as the enterprise data lake, as well as future state analytic toolsets From June 2015 to Present (3 months) Greater Milwaukee AreaBusiness Analytics Project Lead @ • Led a team of five data analysts in successfully developing and implementing forecasting, price elasticity, and promotional effectiveness processes to evaluate 20 subcategories for over 150 retailers • Defined and managed project requirements and scope, and drove project performance • Served as POC of a BI team for a category management team of a multinational organization From January 2015 to May 2015 (5 months) Minneapolis, MNAssociate @ • Evaluated potential data analytics software tools for the Securities and Exchange Commission, leading to a successful product justification • Assisted the development of a Lotus Notes database and custom Excel-based reports for the EPA Office of Science and Technology to track and analyze project financial and schedule information • Developed an Excel-based application on behalf of the Transportation Research Board using VBA to evaluate potential energy and cost savings for escalator and walkway technologies • Built and maintained a cost/benefit model to assist in the evaluation a $950 million lifecycle cost Information Technology investment using Microsoft Excel for EPA • Served as Task Order Manager for EPA Office of Information Access and Analysis • Served as Acting Principal Investigator for the Transportation Research Board From July 2012 to May 2014 (1 year 11 months) McLean, VAResearch Assistant @ • Prepared company, market, and supporting research to identify potential acquisition targets • Worked under a managing director in developing a market screen tool to identify new clients • Led a marketing initiative for the company and helped develop internal controls From May 2011 to July 2011 (3 months) McLean, VA
Master of Science (MS), Business Analytics @ University of Minnesota - Carlson School of Management From 2014 to 2015 Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; East Asian Studies, Management, Chinese @ Bucknell University From 2008 to 2012 Summer Program, International Business Environment @ London School of Economics and Political Science From 2011 to 2011 Jason White is skilled in: Analysis, Databases, Quality Assurance, Software Documentation, Business Process, Data Analysis, Management, Program Management, SDLC, Project Management, SharePoint, MS Project, Management Consulting, Big Data, Microsoft Excel, Python
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