Most Valued Skills for Data Scientists

Most Valued Skills f...

As an Executive Recruiter, I converse with talented Data Scientists on a daily basis. Not only does this provide a unique vantage point on companies’ data strategies, but it allows for a firm understanding of the most valued trends and skills in the marketplace. Forward-thinking companies (Airbnb, Uber, Stitch Fix, Instacart, and Spotify, to name […]

Open Data Science Courses

Open Data Science Co...

Bio: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-cornelissen-4260224

How I Became a Data Scientist

How I Became a Data ...

Abstract: This non-technical talk will describe how the presenter transitioned from a software developer in a corporate IT to a data scientist in a startup, with a focus on the practical lessons learned and interesting points observed along the way. Bio: Owen Zhang is the Chief Product Officer at DataRobot, and is ranked #1 on the Kaggle […]

Data Science: Guidance for Firms and Aspiring Practitioners

Data Science: Guidan...

Abstract: Over the past few years, more and more firms are rushing to hire data scientists. Meanwhile, a huge number of jobseekers are trying to break into the industry. This should come as no surprise – in 2012, the Harvard Business Review called data scientist the sexiest job of the 21st century. The notion that […]

Top 10 Cities Hiring Data Scientists in the U.S.

Top 10 Cities Hiring...

By: Jason O’Rawe – ODSC data science team contributor This year’s ODSC East includes a career fair with many top companies hiring data scientists and engineers from entry level to experienced positions. A career in Data science is still considered one of the best jobs of the 21st century. Indeed, the viral 2012 article from […]