Machine Learning Bootcamps in Seattle, WA
If you do a job search for “machine learning” in Seattle, Glassdoor will deliver nearly 4,000 results. Do one for “artificial intelligence” and you’ll generate another 4,000 leads. Why? Perhaps thanks to online retailer Amazon and computing giant Microsoft, arguably the region's dominant technology companies. As cloud computing is a key driver for AI, it should come as no surprise that the two sectors are rapidly gaining traction across Seattle and the Puget Sound areas. In fact, Baidu (China’s equivalent of Google) recently established an AI research facility in Seattle, citing the depth of cloud technology talent as a major factor.
Mega-corporations in the Seattle area include Starbucks, Expedia, Nordstrom, and Alaska Airlines, all of which invest heavily in their data science, AI, and machine learning teams. The Seattle startup scene is flourishing as well and many of them have actually built their company’s foundations around AI and Machine learning. Real estate startup Redfin, for example, uses machine learning to match real estate agents and buyers. Legal company Avvo uses AI and machine learning to match lawyers with people in need of legal support. Other startups relying heavily on machine learning include Xevo, Optio3, and Blue Canoe Learning.
Seattle is one of the fastest-growing cities in the U.S. for software-related jobs and the city’s startup culture appeals to young professionals. Compared to other tech hubs such as San Francisco and New York City, the Emerald City offers relatively affordable housing and a high quality of life, too. It also boasts meetups, networking events, and volunteer opportunities as well as dozens of coworking spaces such as WeWork, the Pioneer Collective, Galvanize, and female-led space The Riveter. These offer support for first-time founders and entrepreneurs, helping Seattle grow richer in tech innovation.