Sergiy is a data scientist and consultant with a PhD in Statistics from Harvard University. He is currently a manager level consultant at Advanced Analytics and Modeling practice of Deloitte Consulting focusing on Hadoop-based services. Before that, he worked on adaptive media and gamification at HarvardX, and founded Theory, a data science consultancy. Other highlights:
- Created Databits, an invitation-based website where creative coders, data journalists, and data scientists connect and grow impact.
The project completed work for Harvard HBX, Airbnb, edX, and other organizations.
- Proposed and led the creation of HarvardX Insights, a near real-time,
open-source interactive big data analytics platform for online offerings from HarvardX
Harvard Gazette article).
- Designed and taught Stat 221, Statistical Computing and Visualization,
a graduate course on distributed computing and interactive visualization offered by
Harvard Statistics Department. The class pioneered experiential learning at Harvard FAS by partnering with 15 corporate partners on big data challenges.
- Big data mentor at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, and started a blog Harvard Data Science to discuss the connection between Statistics and Data Science.
- Picture This, The GSAS Bulletin (March 2014, Volume XLIII, No. 6, p. 7)
- Harvard and MIT Release Visualization Tools for Trove of MOOC Data, The Chronicle of Higher Education (February 20, 2014)
- Interactive visualization tools bring transparency to Harvard and MIT MOOCs, HarvardX Press Release (February 20, 2014)
- Interactive visualization tools bring transparency to Harvard and MIT MOOCs, Harvard Gazzette (February 20, 2014)
- Thousands Enroll in Harvard Divinity School's First edX Course, The Harvard Crimson (January 30, 2014)
- Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) lessons for business leaders, Boston.com (January 13, 2014)
- HarvardX To Examine Personalized MOOC Experience, The Harvard Crimson (October 17, 2013)
- Delving into data, study aims to improve and personalize massive online learning, Harvard Gazette (October 15, 2013)
- Students from U.S. and India Top HarvardX Registrants List, The Harvard Crimson (September 5, 2013)
To find out what Sergiy is up to, read his blog:
Sergiy O. Nesterko
email: sergiy_[sergiy's last name]@harvard.edu