Alumni Focus: Yong Cho, Data Researcher at GrubHub
Metis graduate Yong Cho currently works as a Data Man of science at GrubHub, the food distribution company accountable for countless tasty meals transported to my Brooklyn apartment. We tend to caught up by using Yong today to ask about his purpose at GrubHub, his time period at Metis, and his tips for ongoing and newly arriving students.
Metis: Tell me about your background. The way in which did you become interested in information science?
Yong: I’ve always been a statistics guy, provided that I remember, however was really anytime sports stats, and especially NBA information, started turning out to be mainstream over the past couple numerous years that I really found me delving into the data go first during my free time as well as enjoying it all more than my day-time career (bond trader). At some point, My spouse and i realized We would love to earn for the types of data give good results I enjoy engaging in. I wanted to cultivate an desired skill set with an exciting up-and-coming field. The fact that led my family to information science in order to me crafting my first of all line of manner, which occured last Mar.
Metis: Describe the role. What / things you like relating to this? What are some challenges?
Yong: As a Data Scientist on GrubHub’s Finance Team, Now i’m applying my data visualization and data science techniques in a wide range about projects, but all things that have an impact on driving business decisions. Læs resten