Interviews with Data Scientists: David J. Hand

I recently reached out as part of my Data Science interview series to David J. Hand. David has an impressive biography and has contributed a lot to fraud detection and data mining. His answers are insightful and from a statistical point of view. I feel that these academics have a lot to teach us practicing… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists: David J. Hand

Interview with a Data Scientist: Peadar Coyle

Peadar Coyle is a Data Analytics professional based in Luxembourg. His intellectual background is in Mathematics and Physics, and he currently works for Vodafone in one of their Supply Chain teams. He is passionate about data science and the lead author of this project. He also contributes to Open Source projects and speaks at EuroSciPy,… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Peadar Coyle

Interview with a Data Scientist: Ian Ozsvald

Ian Ozsvald is a Data Scientist based in London. He’s a friend and an inspiration to all us data geeks. He’s a co-organizer of PyData in London and speaks a lot on the data science circuit. He’s also very tall 🙂 I include a bio at the bottom. 1. What project have you worked on do you… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Ian Ozsvald

Interviews with Data Scientists: Vanessa Sabino

Time for another Interview with a Data Scientist. I caught up with Vanessa Sabino who is a lead data scientist in another one of Shopify’s teams.  1. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back to, and do better? 1. Working as practitioner in a company, as opposed to consulting,… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists: Vanessa Sabino

Interview with a Data Scientist: Shane Lynn

I caught up with Irish startup co-founder and ex-Analytics Manager Shane to discuss Data Science.  Shane described himself the following way – I’m co-founder of KillBiller, a company that helps mobile operators to gain new customers. We provide a mobile phone plan comparison service in Ireland that allows people to use their own call, text, and data… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Shane Lynn

Interview with a Data Scientist: Ian Huston

Bio: Ian started out as a theoretical physicist, moved into data science a few years ago and is now part of the data science team at Pivotal Labs, the agile software consulting arm of Pivotal. Ian has worked on a variety of customer engagements at Pivotal including catastrophe risk modelling, fashion & consumer analytics, factory production… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Ian Huston

Interviews with a Data Scientist: Cameron Davidson-Pilon

Cameron is an open source contributor, a pythonista and a data geek –  he’s developed various cool libraries. His blog is worth a read, and I personally recommend his screencasts. He’s got a strong Mathematical background like myself, and he currently is Lead Data Analyst in a Data Science job for Shopify. He’s possibly most famous… Continue reading Interviews with a Data Scientist: Cameron Davidson-Pilon

Interview with a Data Scientist: Jon Sedar

As part of my hugely successful Interviews with a Data Scientist feature. I interviewed Jon recently. Jon runs his own niche consultancy called Applied AI which specialises in the Insurance industry. He is involved in the Data Science meetup world in Dublin and London. And I recommend his insights and blog. 1.What project have you worked… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Jon Sedar

Interview with a Data Scientist (Jeroen Latour)

I interviewed a former work colleague – Jeroen Latour. Jeroen is a Senior Data Scientist with a consultancy in the Netherlands called TriFinance and he will soon be joining the Booking.com team as a Data Scientist. He remarks on his analytics consultancy experience here which was formed both at IBM and TriFinance. 1. What project… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist (Jeroen Latour)

Interview with a Data Scientist (Hadley Wickham)

I recently interviewed Hadley Wickham the creator of Ggplot2 and a famous R Stats person. He works for RStudio and his job is to work on Open Source software aimed at Data Geeks. Hadley is famous for his contributions to Data Science tooling and inspires a lot of other languages! I include some light edits.… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist (Hadley Wickham)