Leoman Momoh

OTA Data Analyst, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

From:   San Francisco, CA
Course:   Data Science Career Track
Before Springboard:   Pension System Analyst, Aon
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I loved the weekly interaction with my mentor, that I could go my own pace, the two projects I got to work on that helped me get a job.

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What were you doing before Springboard?

Defined benefit specialist. I needed a career change.

Why did you choose to learn with Springboard?

The mentorship.

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Take on a unique problem in your second capstone project. Try to really get to know your mentor. Go to as many meetups as possible.

What was your learning experience like?

I loved the weekly interaction with my mentor, that I could go my own pace, the two projects I got to work on that helped me get a job. I enjoyed my relationship with my mentor. He was very knowledgeable and patient.

What was the most challenging part?

The only challenge I faced was learning data science with no background in IT or coding experience.

What was your capstone project?

My first capstone project was on prediction of Metacritic score. My second project was predicting home sales prices.

What are you up to now?

I work as an optimization, technology, and automation analyst at Anadarko Petroleum Company. I’m going for a master's in data science.

What advice do you have for those considering online learning?

Take on a unique problem in your second capstone project. Try to really get to know your mentor. Go to as many meetups as possible.

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