Data science is increasingly relevant for a wide range of companies. Tools and infrastructure for data science are growing but are extremely fragmented. Hiring the right data scientists and creating an environment to host and analyze the data continue to be challenges. Several startups aim to address this problem, and we discuss common approaches and potential future directions.
Mark Higgins co-headed Quantitative Research at JPMorgan, launched and delivered the Athena next-generation trading & risk system at JPMorgan, built FX and rate pricing models at Goldman Sachs. He is the Co-Founder of Washington Square Technologies and currently serves as CEO.