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Continuum Analytics

http://continuum.io/

Continuum Analytics develops Anaconda, the leading modern open source analytics platform powered by Python. Continuum’s Python-based platform and consulting services empower organizations to analyze, manage and visualize big data - turning massive datasets into actionable insights and business value. Built on proven open-source technology and easily integrated within existing IT environments, Anaconda allows organizations to make critical business decisions based on their data quickly, easily, inexpensively, and with flexibility. Without having to worry about how to access their data, organizations can free up resources to solve actual problems. Continuum’s founders and developers have created or contribute to some of the most popular data science technologies, including NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, IPython, and many others. To learn more about the Anaconda platform, training and consulting services, visit continuum.io.

Diamond

Microsoft

https://www.microsoft.com/

Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in devices and services that help people and businesses realize their full potential. At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our products to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.

Platinum

Bonsai

https://bons.ai/

Bonsai is an AI platform that empowers developers to build intelligent systems. Its platform greatly simplifies the programming of control and optimization to create more dynamic systems and business processes. Bonsai's fundamentally different approach results in far more accessible, efficient and explainable models compared to alternatives. Bonsai is headquartered in Berkeley, CA and backed by NEA. For more information, visit: https:/bons.ai/ or follow Bonsai on Twitter @BonsaiAI.

Civis Analytics

https://www.civisanalytics.com/

Civis Analytics makes data-driven strategy possible for all organizations. Founded in 2013, Civis Analytics was born out of President Obama's reelection campaign in 2012. Today, it enables a fast-growing and diverse group of both public and private sector clients to benefit from the power of data. Whether with its services or the Civis data science platform, Civis Analytics unlocks data science for organizations of all sizes and data scientists and analysts of all levels.

ActiveState

https://www.activestate.com/

ActiveState, the Open Source Languages Company, believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy, and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value.

ActiveStates ActivePython is a leading Python distribution used by large enterprises, SMB, government and community developers. With over 300 of the top open source packages included for data science, machine learning, web application and general Python development, ActivePython delivers proven open source software with enterprise-level security and support.

ActiveState is a founding member of the Python Software Foundation, trusted by millions of developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies.

Two Sigma

https://www.twosigma.com/

We are Two Sigma. We imagine breakthroughs in investment management, insurance and related fields by pushing the boundaries of what open source and proprietary technology can do.

In the process, we work to help real people. Through our investors, we support the retirements of millions around the world and help fund breakthrough research, education and a wide range of charities and foundations.Our engineers, data scientists and modelers harness data at tremendous scale, using machine learning, distributed computing and other technologies to build powerful predictive models.

Come build with us!

Gold

Galvanize

https://www.galvanize.com/

Galvanize is a network of urban campuses where students and entrepreneurs can access the skills, knowledge, and network they need to level up and make an impact.

Indeed

https://www.indeed.com/

As the world’s No. 1 job site, Indeed's mission is to help people get jobs. Every month, over 200 million people around the world use Indeed in their job search. Our data scientists and engineers analyze user data, including tens of millions of resumes and job descriptions, to create new products and features that have measurable impact on helping people get jobs. We have job openings in all of our engineering offices for people who want to help us accomplish our mission. To learn more, come visit us at our booth.

Silver

DataScience.com

http://www.DataScience.com

DataScience.com provides an enterprise data science platform that combines the tools, libraries, and languages data scientists love with the infrastructure and workflows their organizations need to scale. Our platform maximizes the way data scientists like to work, so they can solve the right problems, create better analyses, amplify their results, and put more work into production — all from one place. To learn more, or to request a demo, visit DataScience.com.

Metis

https://www.thisismetis.com/

Metis accelerates the careers of data scientists by providing full-time immersive bootcamps, evening part-time professional development courses, online resources, and corporate programs. We host data science events for aspiring and practicing data scientists and are happy to partner with existing Meetups who would like to collaborate on events in our space.

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

http://www.nga.mil

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is the nation's primary source of geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT for the Department of Defense and the U.S. Intelligence Community. As a DOD combat support agency and a member of the IC, NGA provides GEOINT, in support of U.S. national security and defense, as well as disaster relief. GEOINT is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information that describes, assesses and visually depicts physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth.

PluralSight

https://www.pluralsight.com/

Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. Founded in 2004 and trusted by Fortune 500 companies, Pluralsight provides members with on-demand access to a digital ecosystem of learning tools, including adaptive skill tests, directed learning paths, expert-authored courses, interactive labs and live mentoring. For more information, visit pluralsight.com.

Supporting

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

http://www.recursionpharma.com

Recursion Pharmaceuticals, based in Salt Lake City, is a biotechnology company combining artificial intelligence and automated biology to discover treatments for diseases in a massively parallel system. The Recursion drug discovery platform screens drugs against disease models at the cellular level using data-rich images. Data scientists work side by side with biologists to harness the potential of both deep learning techniques, automation, and biological science to improve the success rate when discovering new treatments. Recursion is ushering in a new era of scientific breakthroughs and advancing towards their bold goal of 100 new treatments by 2025.

Google

https://www.google.com/

Google Cloud Platform enables developers to build, test, and deploy applications on Google’s highly scalable and reliable infrastructure. Google Cloud Platform frees you from the overhead of managing infrastructure, provisioning servers and configuring networks. To let innovators innovate and let coders just code. Learn more about Google Cloud Platform at https://cloud.google.com.

Community

LearnDataSci

http://www.learndatasci.com

LearnDataSci features interesting tutorials by data scientists that showcase the full data science pipeline. from finding and munging data, to machine learning algorithms, to visualization techniques. Tutorials are posted weekly, and comments are open for Q&A with the author.

PyLadies Seattle

https://www.meetup.com/Seattle-PyLadies/

Seattle PyLadies is a Python programming group that welcomes ladies (or those who identify themselves as such) from all over the Puget Sound region. PyLadies is an international mentorship group with a focus on helping more women become active participants and leaders in the Python open-source community. Our mission is to promote, educate and advance a diverse Python community through outreach, education, conferences, events and social gatherings.

She Codes Now Seattle

https://www.meetup.com/She-Codes-Now-Seattle/

She Codes Now's mission is to empower women who would like to learn how to code and/or transition into a career in tech.

Seattle Spark Meetup

https://www.meetup.com/Seattle-Spark-Meetup/

Seattle Spark is a meetup for Seattle / Eastside users of Spark (www.spark-project.org), the high-speed Scala-based cluster programming framework.

Puget Sound Python

https://www.meetup.com/PSPPython/

Puget Sound Python is a fun and friendly user group dedicated to proliferating a diverse and talented Python community in the Puget Sound region. We are devoted to exploring Python-based programming knowledge, embracing new and experienced members from all walks of life, and helping those members to achieve their professional goals.

ChickTech Seattle

https://www.meetup.com/ChickTech-Seattle-Meetup/

ChickTech is a non-profit organization dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of girls pursuing technology-based careers by building community and providing networking opportunities, mentoring, and empowering women and girls to see themselves as leaders in the rapidly growing high-tech industry.

Media Sponsor

O'Reilly Media

https://www.oreilly.com/

O’Reilly Media is an internationally recognized, multi-faceted company that has played a seminal role in the evolution and adoption of the Internet revolution, from the World Wide Web to open source software, big data, and the Maker movement. An active participant in the technology community, the company has educated a generation of technologists and entrepreneurs and shaped the dialogue about the future direction of the industry. Company founder and CEO Tim O’Reilly has been called “the Oracle of Silicon Valley” by Inc. Magazine and “The Trend Spotter” by WIRED.

O’Reilly provides technology and business training, knowledge, and insight to help companies succeed in the face of huge economic and technological shifts confronting businesses today. Our unique network of experts and innovators share their knowledge and expertise on the company’s comprehensive training and information platform and at O’Reilly conferences. O’Reilly’s Safari online platform offers live online training, video, and books from 200+ of the world’s best publishers.