Fireside Analytics Inc.
Shingai Manjengwa (@Tjido) is the CEO of Fireside Analytics Inc., an ed-tech start-up that develops customized online and in-person courses to teach digital literacy, data science, data visualization, and coding to high school students, policymakers, senior executives, small business owners, and working professionals. Data Science courses by Fireside Analytics have over 300,000 registered learners on platforms like IBMs CognitiveClass.ai and Coursera.
An IBM Influencer and Author, Shingai has a Masters in Business Analytics from NYU Stern. Shingai is also the founder of Fireside Analytics Academy, a registered private high school (BSID: 886528) that teaches high school students to solve problems with data.
What is Data Science? Data Science is the process of ethically acquiring, engineering, analyzing, visualizing and ultimately monetizing data.
This course has been adapted from the original version created by Glen R.J. Mules (below), a Senior Instructor and Principal Consultant with IBM Information Management World-Wide Education.
Glen R.J. Mules
Glen R.J. Mules is a Senior Instructor and Principal Consultant with IBM Information Management World-Wide Education and works from New Rochelle, NY. Glen joined IBM in 2001 as a result of IBM's acquisition of Informix Software. He has worked at IBM, and previously at Informix Software, as an instructor, a course developer, and in the enablement of instructors worldwide. He teaches courses in BigData (BigInsights and Streams), Optim, Guardium, and DB2, and Informix databases. He has a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide, South Australia; an MSc in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, England; and has just completed a Ph.D. in Education (Educational Technology) at Walden University. His early work life was as a high school teacher in Australia. In the 1970s he designed, programmed, and managed banking systems in Manhattan and Boston. In the 1980's he was a VP in Electronic Payments for Bank of America in San Francisco and New York. In the early 1990's he was an EVP in Marketing for a software development company and chaired the ANSI X12C Standards Committee on Data Security for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI).