Catherine Nelson


Catherine Nelson is a freelance data scientist and writer. She is currently working on the forthcoming O’Reilly book "Software Engineering for Data Scientists”. Previously, she was a Principal Data Scientist at SAP Concur, where she delivered production machine learning applications and developed innovative new features. She is also co-author of the O'Reilly publication “Building Machine Learning Pipelines", and she is an organizer for Seattle PyLadies, supporting women who code in Python. In her previous career as a geophysicist she studied ancient volcanoes and explored for oil in Greenland. Catherine has a PhD in geophysics from Durham University and a Masters of Earth Sciences from Oxford University.