What Does a Data Scientist Look Like?

Thursday, March 24, 2016
10:25 am   -   11:10 am

Data scientists are a new breed of analytical data experts who have the technical skills to solve complex problems – and the curiosity to explore what problems need to be solved. They’re part mathematician, part computer scientist and part trend-spotter. And, because they straddle both the business and IT worlds, they’re highly sought-after and often well-paid. Who wouldn’t want to be one?  This presentation will highlight the typical attributes of a data scientist.  What are the common tasks they are expected to perform? What you should look for when hiring a data scientist?  Lastly we will address what the future looks like for data scientists.