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Alex Liu
Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services, IBM

Dr. Alex Liu is a Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services at IBM. Before joined IBM, Alex worked as a lead data scientist for many organizations including Ingram Micro and the United Nations. He also taught advanced analytics for the University of Southern California and the University of California at Irvine. Alex has a Ph.D. of Quantitative Sociology and a M.S. of Statistical Computing from Stanford. His recent publication includes the book Apache Spark Machine Learning Blueprints by Packt Publishing.

8 ways to turn data into value with Apache Spark machine learning

8 ways to turn data into value with Apache Spark machine learning

October 18, 2016 | by Alex Liu, Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services, IBM
Apache Spark, sometimes called the “analytics operating system,” is empowering organizations of all kinds through machine learning by helping them create unprecedented value from their data. Discover eight ways that Apache Spark’s machine learning capabilities are driving the modern business.
Apply good data science to outthink competitors’ marketing

Apply good data science to outthink competitors’ marketing

September 26, 2016 | by Alex Liu, Chief Data Scientist, Analytics Services, IBM
Many marketing concerns have seen the light when it comes to the application of big data analysis as a means of outthinking the competition. Discover three best practices for implementing big data analytics for good data science in marketing initiatives.