Tyler Hanson, Developer in Berkeley, United States
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Tyler Hanson

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Data Scientist and Developer

Location
Berkeley, United States
Toptal Member Since
May 25, 2022

Tyler is a full-stack data scientist with a broad range of experience leading end-to-end data analysis and machine learning projects. These projects span a variety of industries, including eCommerce, supply chain, and SaaS. Tyler enjoys learning about new industries and building simple and effective solutions to business problems using data, whether business intelligence, descriptive analysis, or machine learning.

Portfolio

Loom
Python, Data Build Tool (dbt), SQL, Snowflake, Predictive Analytics...
Flexport
SQL, Looker, Data Build Tool (dbt), ETL, Data Analytics, Data Analysis...
Flexport
Python, SQL, Data Build Tool (dbt), ETL, Amazon SageMaker, Machine Learning...

Experience

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Python, SQL

The most amazing...

...product I've developed is an automated bidding algorithm for Google Shopping Ads. This allowed my company to scale and improve the efficiency of its paid ads.

Work Experience

Data Science Manager

2021 - 2022
Loom
  • Established growth analytics team supporting marketing, sales, customer success, customer support, and finance teams.
  • Conducted analysis to understand and communicate the drivers of business growth.
  • Built dashboards and predictive models for marketing attribution, customer LTV, user retention, revenue forecasting, and subscription churn.
Technologies: Python, Data Build Tool (dbt), SQL, Snowflake, Predictive Analytics, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence (BI), Growth Strategy, Data Science, Forecasting, Data Analytics, Tableau, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Data Analytics Manager

2020 - 2021
Flexport
  • Managed a team of 4-7 data analysts supporting a variety of business units.
  • Coached analysts on applying statistical methods, programming in SQL and Python and interacting with business stakeholders.
  • Collaborated with business leaders to develop and execute analytical roadmaps.
Technologies: SQL, Looker, Data Build Tool (dbt), ETL, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Data Scientist

2019 - 2020
Flexport
  • Led data science efforts to improve shipment on-time performance by developing and deploying a machine learning model to predict shipment transit times, analyzing data, and making recommendations for operational changes.
  • Worked closely with engineering, business, and supply chain operations teams to implement new features related to transit times.
  • Built API integrations to ingest data from third parties for KPI tracking and predictive modeling.
Technologies: Python, SQL, Data Build Tool (dbt), ETL, Amazon SageMaker, Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics, Data Science, Forecasting, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Data Scientist

2016 - 2019
Reverb
  • Developed key company dashboards and business intelligence strategies from scratch.
  • Managed a team of analysts supporting the business intelligence and analytics needs of the entire company.
  • Developed and implemented an automated, algorithmic approach for managing ad campaigns on Google Shopping.
  • Developed and implemented machine learning models for product classification and product recommendations.
Technologies: Python, Spark, Predictive Analytics, Product Analytics, Business Intelligence (BI), SQL, ETL, Machine Learning, Data Science, Forecasting, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Data Scientist

2015 - 2015
Hopper
  • Conducted product-oriented analysis to improve application features and explore new product ideas.
  • Produced original research content, including an aggregate forecast of flight prices.
  • Analyzed trillions of flight prices to understand and communicate trends in consumer travel behavior.
Technologies: Python, Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Predictive Analytics, Data Science, Forecasting, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Senior Research Assistant

2013 - 2015
Federal Reserve System
  • Assisted staff economists with preparing the board's macroeconomic forecast and commentary.
  • Maintained and enhanced the board's production forecasting models.
  • Assisted staff economists with academic research projects.
Technologies: SAS, STATA, Statistics, Time Series Analysis, Macroeconomics, Forecasting, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Visualization

Predictive Model to Estimate Freight Shipment Transit Times

I developed and implemented a machine learning model to predict the time it would take for a freight shipment to transit from origin to destination, including the time spent on specific portions of the journey.

This model was developed in Python using historical shipment data and deployed as a real-time API via Amazon Sagemaker.
2009 - 2013

Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Political Science

Swarthmore College - Swarthmore, PA, USA

Tools

Tableau, STATA, Amazon SageMaker, Looker

Paradigms

Business Intelligence (BI), Data Science, ETL

Languages

Python, SQL, Snowflake, SAS

Frameworks

Spark, Apache Spark

Storage

Apache Hive

Other

Predictive Analytics, Data Analysis, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Econometrics, Statistics, Economic Analysis, Time Series Analysis, Product Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Build Tool (dbt), Growth Strategy, Forecasting, Macroeconomics

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