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Lisa Kirch

Lisa Kirch

Senior Data Scientist



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My New Project

Introduction to DataCamp Projects

My New Track

Data Scientist

My New Course

Introduction to Python

Machine learning maverick, riding the wave of algorithms to new frontiers.

My Work

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Introduction to ChatGPT


Introduction to R


Introduction to Python

DataCamp Course Completion

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My Work Experience

Where I've interned and worked during my career.

USAA | Jan 2020 - Present

Senior Data Scientist

Designing and developing automated decisioning, pricing, and optimization techniques using quantitative analysis and machine learning for deposits business strategy. Improving agility in business decisions and communicating strategic insights to senior leaders.
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Citi | Sep 2016 - Jan 2020

Data Scientist

Internal consultant on data science, machine learning, and visual story telling for Global Consumer Technology. Developed new products to conserve resources and find new business revenue. Evaluated new technology. Advised mentees and trained colleagues in data science and machine learning.

UC Berkeley School of Information | Jan 2014 - Dec 2015

Graduate Student


Business Wire (Berkshire Hathaway Company) | Jan 2005 - Jan 2007

Software Engineer

Developed and maintained highly available systems to process financial data simultaneously in multiple languages to multiple endpoints in order to support international financial filings and press releases.

Charles Schwab | Jan 2000 - Jan 2004

Software Engineer

Developed multiple self-service corporate tools. Created, tested, deployed, and maintained web applications and middleware application programming interfaces (APIs) to support Schwab’s financial offerings throughout the entire software development lifecycle. Led a team of 2-4 developers.

Providian Financial | Jan 1998 - Jan 2000

Senior Programmer Analyst

Developed an E-Commerce credit card customer service web site for Providian’s 10 million customers. Evaluated vendors, gathered functional specifications to develop use cases, and coordinated the developers.

Cornerstone Research | Jan 1997 - Jan 1998


Applied analytical, quantitative, and programming skills to provide insightful, innovative solutions tailored to Fortune 500 clients’ commercial litigation needs.

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System | Jan 1994 - Jan 1997

Research Assistant

Provided timely economic reports and analysis to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in support of Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meetings, Thrift Institution Advisory Council (TIAC) meetings, Federal Reserve Bulletin articles, and the Chairman’s testimony to the Senate and House Committees on Financial Services.

My Education

Take a look at my formal education

Master of Information and Data Science, Master of Information and Data ScienceUC Berkeley School of Information | 2015
B.A., MathematicsStockton University | 1994
B.A., EconomicsDrew University | 1990

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