Gaines Kergosien

Information & Communications Technology

Nashville, United States

From Developer to Data Scientist

Due to recent advances in technology, humanity is collecting vast amounts of data at an unprecedented rate, making the skills necessary to mine insights from this data increasingly valuable. So what does it take for a Developer to enter the world of data science?

Join me on a journey into the world of big data and machine learning where we will explore what the work actually looks like, identify which skills are most important, and design a road map for how you too can join this exciting and profitable industry.


Gaines Kergosien

VP Corporate Systems at AllianceBernstein, Executive Director for Music City Tech, and Microsoft MVP

Gaines Kergosien has over 20 years of experience in software development and now works as Vice President, Corporate System Development Manager at AllianceBernstein. He also serves in the volunteer role of Chief Innovation Officer for Music City Tech, including the Music City Code, Music City Agile, and Music City Data conferences. Much of his remaining free time is spent speaking on emerging technology trends at events across the globe and providing thought leadership as a Microsoft MVP.

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