Alexander Barriga is a Data Scientist at kWh Analytics. Previously, he worked on projects for NASA, where he built a distributed feature extraction pipeline for satellite images of the sun, and for Wine.com, where he built a wine recommendation system. In addition to his consulting work, he also taught data science at General Assembly. In 2017, he moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina, for three months in order to learn Spanish, explore the "Silicon Valley of Latin America," and learn about international markets firsthand.
Alexander holds a B.A in Physics from the University of California at Berkeley and a M.S. in Data Science from the University of New Haven. He was born in Los Angeles, CA and currently lives in Berkeley, CA.