Sean Lopp

Sean has a degree in mathematics and statistics and worked as an analyst at the National Renewable Energy Lab before making the switch to customer success at RStudio. In his spare time he skis and mountain bikes and is a proud Colorado native.


BI and Data Science: Collaboration Using Data Handoffs

March 25, 2021

One powerful approach for BI and data science collaboration is to share augmented data. In this post we cover the details of this technique and include an example where data scientists supply BI teams with forecasts and calculated columns.


RStudio: A Single Home for R & Python

February 3, 2021

Many Data Science teams today are bilingual, leveraging both R and Python in their work. While both languages are tremendously powerful, teams frequently struggle to use them together.

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R & Python: Going Steady

January 21, 2021

While there has been a lot of excitement about the R and Python love story, there are still misconceptions that individuals, teams, or organizations must pick between R or Python.

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RStudio Investments in Pharma

January 19, 2021

I cover RStudio updates for the Pharma community including: new validation guidance for RStudio software and packages, Bioconductor support in RStudio Package Manager, and a demo of the gt package for creating beautiful and precise tables in R.


Debunking the R vs. Python Myth

August 26, 2020

For data science to be credible, agile and durable, we need to embrace the differences between R vs. Python.


Avoid Dashboard Fatigue

July 14, 2020

Data science teams face a challenging task: To gain insight from data, and persuade others to make decisions based on those insights.


RStudio Package Manager 1.1.2 - Windows

February 27, 2020

RStudio Package Manager 1.1.2 introduces beta support for Windows package binaries. These binaries make it easier and faster to install R packages on Windows Desktop.


R & Python: A Data Science Love Story

January 22, 2020

In this webinar, you'll learn how to develop, collaborate, manage and share your data science work in R and Python.



May 6, 2019

In this webinar, we'll cover strategies to create reproducible environments in R and the tools you need to implement them.

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Announcing RStudio Package Manager

January 24, 2019

RStudio Package Manager is the newest professional product that helps teams, departments, and entire enterprises organize and centralize package management.


Introduction to the RStudio Package Manager

October 4, 2018

This webinar will introduce RStudio Package Manager, a new product to organize R packages across teams, departments, and organizations.


R & Python in RStudio 1.2 with Reticulate

August 27, 2018

We'll discuss R’s history of interoperability and the philosophy of Reticulate, the Reticulate-powered features in RStudio 1.2, and talk through a case study of a reticulated Shiny app