Author Alex Shoop

Software Engineer II, DataRobot

Alex Shoop is a Software Engineer II at DataRobot and a member of the MLDev team. He joined DataRobot right out of grad school, after finishing a BS in Actuarial Mathematics and Computer Science, an MS in Financial Mathematics, and an MS in Data Science. Shoop speaks Japanese and French fluently and has a passion for video production.

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Let’s Take It from the Top: DataRobot’s Predictions for 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards
September 15, 2020
· 4 min read

This year's 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards will take place on Sunday, September 20th. Looking back at last year's post where we used DataRobot to predict the winners for the 2019 Primetime Emmy Awards for the "Outstanding Drama Series" and "Outstanding Comedy Series" categories, we correctly predicted Game Of Thrones winning Outstanding Drama Series but missed the mark on Outstanding Comedy Series (Fleabag was the winner, whereas we predicted Veep would take the top prize). Since Game Of Thrones is absent from this year's 2020 Emmy nominations, let's see if the data says anything about potential underdog winners!

September 15, 2020
· 4 min read