Python is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It is considered easy to learn, test, and is capable of building a wide variety of programs. There are a number of Python courses being taught around the world online and in person with a wide range in price and depth. This is meant to be a gentle practical introduction. This webinar will cover what Python can accomplish, what is needed to set up Python, and how to get started using it to add value on the job.
Alec Walker is the cofounder and chief executive officer of the natural-language-processing and data-analytics firm DelfinSia in Houston. Delfin helps the oil and gas industry extract value from unstructured data. He also founded and runs Inly teaching oil practitioners computer and data science. Walker has led digital-transformation and internal entrepreneurship projects for a variety of leading organizations including Intel, Inditex, AECOM, and General Motors. He has worked for Shell as a technical service engineer in refining, a tech tools software product manager, and a reservoir engineer in unconventional oil and gas. Walker holds a BS degree in chemical engineering from Rice University and an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.