The holidays are over, we’ve already closed the book on January, and it’s time to start planning for the year ahead. As we all know, achieving personal and professional goals is not always easy, and often requires substantial time and effort to acquire the necessary information, knowledge, and skills. However, if you are looking to accelerate your data science career in 2021, the Ai+ Career Lab, a free virtual event, can help you minimize the amount of time spent gathering information with their expert-led mentor talks.
On February 3rd, the Ai+ Career Lab will host 7 experienced data scientists, who will give a series of mentor talks. From 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST, our speakers will share their hard-won knowledge about the ins and outs of the data science job market.
For more information on the event, check out the schedule below.
10:00 – 10:40 AM EST: 2021 AI Job Market Review for Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Related Roles
10:45 – 11:25 AM EST: Transitioning into a Career in Data Science
11:30 – 12:10 PM EST: A Data Scientist from Academia to Industry: Things You Should Know!” 12:15 – 12:55 PM EST: To Get Hired as a Data Scientist, Don’t Follow the Herd
1:00 – 1:40 PM EST: Navigating Data Science Interviews
1:40 – 2:30 PM EST: Networking & Lunch Break
2:30 – 3:10 PM EST: Going Beyond Toy Projects to Land Your 1st Data Science Job
3:15 – 3:55 PM EST: Am I Ready for a Data Science Job?
4:00 – 4:40 PM EST: AI Jobs; How to Master the Coding Exam and Other Interview Techniques
As mentioned above, our Career Lab Talks will be led by experienced data scientists who have gained valuable knowledge about data science and AI careers through their own experiences. Confirmed speakers include
Aadil Hussaini│Data Scientist│Lyft
Aadil Hussaini has almost 10 years of experience as a data scientist working at several top companies including Walmart, Facebook, eBay, Microsoft, and most recently, Lyft.
Wjdan Alharthi│Data Scientist – Chemicals, Petroleum, and Industrial Products│IBM
Wjdan Alharthi obtained her BA in Computer Science from Boston University with a minor in Mathematics, and her MS also in Computer Science focusing on Machine Learning NLP from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
Sheamus McGovern│Software Developer and Ai Expert
Sheamus McGovern is the founder of ODSC and a Software Architect specializing in complex multi-platform systems across multiple industries including finance, healthcare, and education.
Shrilata Murthy│Manager – Applied AI / Data Scientist│Deloitte
Shrilata Murthy has over 5 years of consulting experience in statistical modeling, data mining, and data visualization in order to build data-driven strategy recommendations for her clients.
Rosana de Oliveira Gomes, PhD│Lead Machine Learning Engineer & Project Manager │Omdena
Rosana is a PhD in Astrophysics currently dedicating her career to technology for social impact. Rosana’s other great passion is empowering women and young students into the world of AI. In her free time, she offers advice on getting into AI or changing careers into AI.
Jeremie Harris│CEO and│Co-Founder SharpestMinds
Jeremie Harris is the co-founder of SharpestMinds, a data science and machine learning mentorship program that’s free until you get a job.
Vin Vashishta│Chief Data Scientist│Data by V Squared
Vin Vashishta works in Applied Machine Learning building and bringing products to market with ARR in the $100’s of millions. His current focus is monetizing machine learning which covers revenue and pricing strategies, model reliability, defining and hiring research/architecture/product management roles, and the path to production.
How to Register
You can sign up to gain valuable insights into the data science job market at this free virtual event here.
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