Welcome!  Here you’ll find a little bit about me as well as resources that I suggest,  and some that I publish, on data science, machine learning, and the general data ecosphere.

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Patrick Smith is a data scientist specializing in deep learning who currently works on the data science team at Excella Consulting.  He previously was the data science lead for General Assembly’s Washington D.C. campus. At General Assembly, Patrick launched the data science immersive program which has expanded to nine campuses worldwide. Patrick also served as a Subject Matter Expert in Data Science for General Assembly.

Patrick is also a frequent advisor on data science topics to the DC area startup community. In addition to artificial intelligence, Patrick is passionate about the arts and is a professionally trained singer, spending his spare time with arts-driven organizations.

He is a graduate of The George Washington University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

Portfolio Projects

Sailfish Explore

Sailfish Explore is a web-based analytical platform that sits on top of enterprise data. Patrick developed and advised on the machine learning algorithms that lay beneath Sailfish Explore’s modules.

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General Assembly Data Science Immersive

GA’s DSI is a 12 week, full time course in data science, with topics ranging from the foundations of data science to advanced machine leaning and big data.

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MAKO is Excella Consulting’s Deep Learning Solution