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Data Science is so much more than a startup buzzword.

We’re bringing together two of the foremost experts in the field to share their insights and experiences leveraging Data Science and Data Visualization at companies including Twitter, Google, PayPal, and High Alpha.

Discover the biggest opportunities and best practices in Data Science and Data Visualization at a special LIVE recording of the Powderkeg Podcast

Join us at Indiana City Brewing Co. for a live recording of the Powderkeg Podcast focused on data science and data visualization. In an intimate fireside-chat format, we’ll discuss trends, best practices and opportunities in data visualization and data science, so you can stay ahead of the curve.

Our incredible partners are on the front lines of data science and help make it possible to bring you a one-of-a-kind, energy-packed evening of networking, learning, and connecting, complete with delicious local food & drink.


Brian Lehman | Boulder, CO | Data Scientist, Honey/PayPal

Brian is an expert in data visualization. He’s led data projects at Google, Twitter, Proofpoint, Tendril and now Honey/PayPal in Boulder, Colorado. Previously, he taught mathematics at the Colorado School of Mines and the Colorado public schools.


Mark Clerkin | Indianapolis, IN | VP Data Science, High Alpha

Mark and his team at High Alpha are the architects building statistical analysis, data pipelines, data visualization, and machine learning solutions for High Alpha’s portfolio companies. He’s also a mentor with Techstars and The Last Mile.

Connect with Global Thought Leaders in Data Science

For this podcast, we’ll feature a successful startup, leveraging data science in innovative ways. In addition, our keynote speaker will be available for a 30-minute Q&A session on significant upcoming trends in data science that you’ll want to know about. Before and after the scheduled speakers, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Learn about some of the biggest opportunities in data science and visualization right now
  • Make meaningful connections with other tech professionals and data scientists
  • Learn more about how you can leverage the data science innovation taking place in Indiana and beyond

Just remember, space is limited to connect with these local tech companies…



Matt Hunckler | Entrepreneur, international speaker, and CEO of Powderkeg

Matt Hunckler is an entrepreneur, international speaker, emcee, podcast host, and CEO of Powderkeg. Matt has helped grow Powderkeg into a community of more than 10,000 tech professionals building high-growth tech ventures around the world in areas outside of Silicon Valley.


Get your fill from our talented local partners at Nameless Catering and their incredible food. Plus, our hosts at Indiana City Brewing Co. will be serving up some delicious craft beers.


  • 5:30 PM — Doors open: general networking and happy hour with Indiana City Brewing Co.
  • 6:00 PM — Fireside chat Begins
  • 6:45 PM — Scheduled programming wraps up; more general networking and beers thanks to Indiana City Brewing Co.
  • 8:00 PM — Doors close; see you at our next event!



About The Powderkeg Podcast:

With more than 100 episodes and 100,000+ downloads, the Powderkeg Podcast has featured some of the best and brightest leaders in tech between the coasts.

“Powderkeg is already turning heads in the industry with a solid lineup of guests, in-depth interviews, and informative content.”
—Entrepreneur Magazine

“Matt Hunckler and Powderkeg shine a light on entrepreneurs beyond the reach of the Bay area (yes, they do exist). He digs into the founder stories beyond Silicon Valley and highlights incredible people all across the country.”