David Mertz

David Mertz

Ph.D. Philosophy

About David Mertz

David is the founder of KDM Training, an organization dedicated to educating developers and data scientists in machine learning and scientific computing. His training experience also includes creating the data science training program for Anaconda Inc. where he was a senior trainer. In addition, he was honored to work for eight years with D.E. Shaw Research, who built the world's fastest, highly-specialized (down to the ASICs and network layer), supercomputer for performing molecular dynamics. David is heavily involved in the Data Science community and served as Director of the PSF for six years, and remains co-chair of its Trademarks Committee and of its Scientific Python Working Group. His columns, Charming Python and XML Matters, written in the 2000s, were the most widely read articles in the Python world. He has also written previous books for Packt, O'Reilly and Addison-Wesley, and has given keynote addresses at numerous international programming conferences. David received his Ph.D. in Philosophy as well as a Master of Arts in Philosophy and a Bachelor of Arts in Photography and Mathematics.

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