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chasedehan/README.md

Hi, I'm Chase.

I'm currently a Data Scientist and Economist at Step Mobile, where we are building banking for the next generation.



Previously I:

  • Tech Lead for Ads ML @ Nextdoor (2021-2023)
  • Led Data Science and ML @ Tesorio (2018-2021)
  • Data Scientist building credit scoring models @ Progressive Leasing (2016-2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics @ University of South Carolina Upstate (2013-2016)



My Background

  • PhD in Economics @ University of Utah, 2013
  • Competed in Bobsled @ 2010 US Winter Olympic Trials, placing 6th
  • Sergeant/Section Leader @ US Marine Corps, with two combat deployments to Iraq



Some tech things that get me stoked:

  • Python
  • AutoML
  • Vim
  • Building POCs in greenfield projects
  • Building useful things, whether in tech or life.

Pinned

  1. BoostARoota BoostARoota Public

    A fast xgboost feature selection algorithm

    Python 213 38

  2. diaml diaml Public

    Semi-automated machine learning pipelines

    Python 7 5

  3. DadJokeJunkie DadJokeJunkie Public

    Texting Dad Jokes Daily

    HTML 6

  4. odsc_east_2018 odsc_east_2018 Public

    Slides and code for the "Building and Deploying Models in Julia" presention at ODSC East in Boston.

    Julia 1 2

  5. big_mountain_2018 big_mountain_2018 Public

    Slides and Code for the "Deploying Machine Learning APIs with Python" presentation at the Big Mountain Data and Dev Conference in Salt Lake City, UT on October, 12 2018

    Python 6 1