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Jennifer Vlasiu

Data Science & Big Data Instructor, York University

Cape Town, South Africa | Africa

Jennifer is a Data Scientist & Advance Analytics Strategy professional, currently focused on decision intelligence, quasi-experimentation, and model/feature/cloud solution deployments. Jennifer has over 10 years of experience in a data science, analytics and operations capacity. Her passion for business, and emerging technologies has been refined over the years via strategic and data science roles at leading global organizations. Her past engagements include Bell, ABInBev, Uber, PepsiCo, JP Morgan and the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Jennifer is passionate about digital literacy, serving as a Chapter Lead for a national non-profit, Canada Learning Code, and as a course developer and instructor for numerous colleges and universities.

When not immersed in an IDE, or exploring the latest python package, Jennifer can be found sailing or going for a run along a nearby waterfront. She can be reached at

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