Resume

Keith Singleton

+1.405.537.7399 | ksingleton@datasciencebreaks.com | Dallas, Tx, 75248 | https://www.linkedin.com/in/keith-singleton-jr-39918319/

Enables stronger decision making using data science and statistical modeling tools to resolve complex issues.

Visualization Solutions ® Machine Learning ® Functional Support ® Detailed Data Analysis and Testing

 

  • Improved insights: Enabled identification of violence hot spots for peacekeepers and the UN in Burundi for the Genocide Prevention Program’s Violence Prevention Initiative. Conducted data mining and conflict mapping on all existing conflicts.
  • Data visualization solutions: Visualized Amazon’s top-selling and highest-rated products in all categories. Conducted statistical analysis, logical and linear regression, and inference using Python in the project. Applied machine learning with 3-member team.
  • Leadership and team management: Trained 5 RAs at George Mason University via on-the-job training and briefings. Ensured seamless onboarding of 4 new hires by guaranteeing complete process documentation.

 

Data Requirement Gathering

Compelling Business Intelligent Content

Pattern Identification

Machine Learning

Cross-Functional Collaboration

Big Data, Hadoop, Hive

Data Cleansing/Normalization

Python, Pandas, SQL

Neo4J, Jupyter Notebooks, Tableau

 

Education

 

MS, Conflict Analysis, George Mason University      2014

BA, University of Oklahoma       2011

 

Projects

 

  • Mapping of US Counties Business Viability: Ramping up study to map US counties in determining if businesses within the Food Industry can viably open shop in an area. Tools: Python, Pandas, Tableau, Scikit learn. https://goo.gl/25EwoF
  • Yelp! Reviews model testing: Calculated a 69% accuracy rating of an existing model used to display top-rated organizations on Yelp! Used SK1 model selection to test the ROCA score. Presented recommendations to improve accuracy rating.
  • Etsy products statistical inference: Examined if handmade products from China outperformed those made in Germany. Ran feature engineering and statistical inference on Etsy’s data. Determined both products performed equally.
  • Outlier identification: Used bilinear regression model and box plots to analyze 10 different beers. Analyzed each beer on the basis of their alcohol percentage, calories, and contents. Created data visualizations to show the outlier.

 

Professional Experience

 Data Science Consultant, Divergence Academy                                  07/2017-Present

I help improve the quality of decisions by using data science tools to resolve complex issues. I use tools such as statistical analysis, Python, Tableau, Machine Learning Algorithms, and statistical inference to conduct in-depth data analysis and testing.

Key Skills: Data Analysis | Python | SQL| Big Data| Hadoop| Spark | Microsoft Azure | Data Mining | Data Mapping | Report Writing | Communications | Data Normalization | Inference | Business Intelligence Insights

Data Analyst, Genocide Prevention Program – George Mason University    08/2016 – Present

Charged with building predictive models using machine learning techniques to predict regions where sales data for Grocery Store businesses grew the most. Multi-track several different projects that involved analysis of industry growth in the United States.

Using Microsoft Excel, SAS, SQL, R, and Python I was able to create real time reporting of sales performances using all measurable Key Performance Indicators.  I performed various ad-hoc analysis in different regions of Africa.

Key Skills: Data Analysis | Coordination | Facilitation | Data Mining | Data Mapping | Technical Writing | Report Writing | Communications | Stakeholder Relationship Management | Data Normalization | Inference | Business Intelligence Insights

 

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Keith Singleton Resume

 

Additional Work Experience:

(09-2016) – (06-2017)            George Mason University – Residence Life

Fairfax, Va / United States

SMSC Graduate Assistant Resident Director

Responsibilities / description          

  • Supervise and train student staff at SMSC in programming and student support.
  • Maintain visible presence at SMSC Residence Hall as Live-in staff
  • Oversee on-call duty rotation with SMSC RA
  • Coordinate with the Assistant Director Residential University life
  • Coordinate move-in and move-out process for students
  • Work with Mason Housing Staff to ensure effective customer service

 

 

 

 

 

(03-2014) — (02-2017)            Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University Alumni Association

Japan; Remote

Executive Board Member- Director of Chapter Relations

Responsibilities / description

 

  • Collaborate with the Chairman on issues related to student chapter advising, and other academic-related policies and procedures.
  • Liase with student organizations and university administration.
  • Publish guidelines and policies on chapter development.

 

 

 

(11-2014) – (04-2015)            Harmony Public Schools

Dallas / United States

Economics Instructor/Reading Interventionist

Responsibilities / description                                              

  • Established and implemented a reading enhancement program within the school. Facilitated reading and exam preparation courses for over 400 students.
  • Liase with English department educators and school administration to coordinator student assignment to the program.
  • Maintain student files and progress tracking throughout the program.

 

 

 

 

(09-2013) – (12-2013)            Grieboski Global Strategies

Alexandria, Va / United States

Government Relations Fellow

Responsibilities / description                                   

  • Conducted research and analysis drafting. Research produced into the following products: briefing papers, proposals, and reports.
  • Coordinated strategic planning with government/elected official’s offices. Coordinated various projects with working groups in academia.
  • Participated in government, academia and NGO meetings and receptions, Hill and Embassy events, and congressional hearings. Represented the firm in many events in the Washington DC area.
  • Advocated current event issues on clients’ behalf. Drafted articles as a ghostwriter on clients’ behalf.
  • Assisted fellows on group projects. Communicated in written and verbal form with colleagues and clients.

 

 

(01-2013) – (07-2013)            Peace Corps

Rabat / Morocco

Youth Development

Responsibilities / description                                              

  • Received training in: ESL instruction, capacity building, and project management. Received language training in the following languages: Arabic, French, and Tamazight.
  • Developed various projects within the community of Sebt Gzoula. Worked with students during Spring Camp in Safi.
  • Coordinated with Search For Common Ground on their Civic Journalism Project. The Civic Journalism project involved training local members of the Youth Council in Agadir.
  • Taught youth in Agadir basic video editing techniques. Focused on using journalism as a tool for mediation by focusing on proper narrative building and filming techniques to convey their story.
  • Coordinated a press conference in Marrakesh for Agadir Youth Council members to present. Youth presented their final projects to members of the Moroccan journalism community.

 

 

 

 

(05-2011) – (06-2011)            Bank Asya

Hours per week: 40                 Istanbul / Turkey

International Trade Intern

Responsibilities / description                                              

  • Maintained data on the transaction of both imported and exported goods. Identified discrepancies between documents pertaining to the transactions of goods and receipts
  • Trained in identifying the various forms of international transactions. Monitored transactions to ensure that they comply with import/export standards in Turkey.
  • Processed checks and completed transactions. Monitor swift transactions in real time.
  • Assisted staff in organizing current and previous transactions. Archived completed transactions.
  • Coordinated with client account holders in completing documentation for transactions. Facilitated language and culture between client account holders and Bank Asya staff.
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