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Alice Zhao

Senior Data Scientist
Metis

Alice Zhao is currently a Senior Data Scientist at Metis, where she teaches 12-week data science boot camps. Previously, she worked at Cars.com as their first data scientist, co-founded a data science education startup, Best Fit Analytics, and started her career at Accenture as an IT consultant. She has her M.S. in Analytics and B.S. in Electrical Engineering, both from Northwestern University. She creates data visualizations and writes about her analysis of pop culture on her blog, A Dash of Data. Her post, "How Text Messages Change From Dating to Marriage" made it onto the front page of Reddit, gaining over half a million views in the first week. Her posts including “The Data Behind The Bachelor & The Bachelorette”, “Motherhood in Charts and Graphs” and others have been featured in The Atlantic, Huffington Post, and Working Mother Magazine. She is passionate about teaching and mentoring and loves using data to tell fun and compelling stories.

Alice Zhao