David Sparks, Director of Basketball Analytics at the Boston Celtics
The Harvard Data Science Initiative is delighted to announce that the next speaker in our Data Science in Industry seminar series will be Dr. David Sparks, Director of Basketball Analytics at the Boston Celtics. David will talk about how data science is used to inform decision-making in pro basketball, describe how he got started in his career, and provide a glimpse of his day-to-day life working at the Celtics.
The seminar will be held on Thursday 1st November from 5-6.30pm. The talk will last approximately 45 minutes, leaving plenty of time for questions and discussion (refreshments are also provided). The venue will be determined based on the level of interest. We expect this event to be very popular, so we advise that you register to reserve your place on our event page soon.
The speaker schedule for upcoming seminars can be found on the Harvard DSI website.