Katharina Roesler, Statistics Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Katharina Roesler

Statistics Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States

Member since November 17, 2018
Katharina is currently working as a data scientist at Quora. Before beginning her professional career, she received her PhD in sociology from Stanford University, working on applied statistics and taking computer science courses. Overall, Katharina is a quick learner, pragmatic, and she's passionate about data visualization and modeling.
Katharina is now available for hire




Palo Alto, CA, United States



Preferred Environment

iPython (Jupyter) Notebooks

The most amazing...

...thing I’ve worked on was an application to transform audio interviews to text.


  • Data Scientist

    2017 - PRESENT
    • Created and maintained a dashboard (mainly Python along with some JavaScript).
    • Experimented on the design and tools for automation.
    • Constructed a data pipeline, ETL (Airflow).
    • Investigated hypotheses, particularly metric changes.
    • Mentored employees and interviewed and hired new ones.
    Technologies: Python, SQL (MySQL, Redshift, Presto), Shell, Airflow, JavaScript
  • Consulting Data Scientist

    2016 - 2016
    Applied Research Works
    • Implemented linear regression modeling for a research paper on Medicaid costs.
    • Worked on data visualization and maps (JavaScript, D3.js).
    Technologies: Python, SQL


  • PhD Research and Data Science Projects (Development)

    Here, I have many of my projects highlighted on my website. They include machine learning, network analysis, data visualization data cleaning (ETL), and many applied statistics projects.

  • Multilevel Linear Regression Modeling (Development)

    I helped two graduate students build and interpret multilevel linear regression models. I used R.


  • Paradigms

    Data Science
  • Other

    Data Visualization, Statistics, Lean Experiments, Multilevel Models
  • Languages

    Python, JavaScript, SQL, R
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Flask, Presto DB, Spark
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Google Cloud API, Facebook API, D3.js
  • Tools

    Apache Airflow
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache Hive, Redshift


  • PhD degree in Sociology
    2012 - 2017
    Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA
  • Bachelor's degree in Sociology
    2008 - 2012
    Princeton University - Princeton, New Jersey

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