<div><br></div><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">IPython users and developers,</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">My name is Dave and I run the Optimization and Analytics team at Appnexus.</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">The team started using iPython and Pandas around 2 years ago as a way to</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">quickly turn data research into production systems.  Not surprisingly,</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">these tools have picked up traction throughout the company.  Many other</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">groups (spanning engineering and business) are using them to do analysis</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">and compliment their development practices.  I would say we have 20-30</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">regular users, and estimate it will be closer to 100 in the next 6 months.</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)"> </span><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">We are looking for an IPython expert (in New York) to help us create a</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">deeply integrated development and research environment for a growing</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">organization.  We would be interested in giving back to IPython if we do</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">any development that makes sense to share with the community.</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">In addition, we have open positions for Quants and Engineers within the</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">optimization team.  If you are interested please reach out to me at</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span class="Object" id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT376_com_zimbra_email" style="color:rgb(0,0,139);font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><a href="mailto:dhimrod@appnexus.com">dhimrod@appnexus.com</a></span><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">.  I would also consider consulting engagements, but</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">note Wes Mckinney **name drop** has set the bar pretty damn high.</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">You can read more about the team here</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span class="Object" id="OBJ_PREFIX_DWT377_com_zimbra_url" style="color:rgb(0,0,139);font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><a target="_blank" href="http://careers.appnexus.com/teams/optimization/" style="color:rgb(0,0,139);text-decoration:none">http://careers.appnexus.com/teams/optimization/</a></span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
<br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">Thanks,</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium"><span style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium;background-color:rgb(255,255,255)">Dave</span><br style="font-family:monospace;font-size:medium">
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