Interview with a Data Scientist: Alice Zheng

I recently caught up with Alice Zheng a Director of Data Science at Dato – Alice is an expert on building scalable Machine Learning models and currently works for www.dato.com who are a company providing tooling to help you build scalable machine learning models easily. She is also a keen advocate of encouraging women in… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Alice Zheng

Interview with a Data Scientist: Trey Causey

Trey Causey is a blogger with experience as a professional data scientist in sports analytics and e-commerce. He’s got some fantastic views about the state of the industry, and I was privileged to read this. 1. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back to, and do better? The easy and… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Trey Causey

Interviews with Data Scientists: NLP for the win

Recently I decided to do some quick Data Analysis of my interviews with data scientists. It seems natural when you collect a lot of data to explore it and do some data analysis on it. You can access the code here. The code isn’t in much depth but it is a simple example of how… Continue reading Interviews with Data Scientists: NLP for the win

Interview with a Data Scientist: Erin Shellman

I recently caught up with Erin for an interview. Her interview is full of nice pieces of hard-earned advice and her final answer on Data Governance is gold! Erin does some great blog posts at her blog, which I recommend. Erin is a programmer + statistician working as a research scientist at Amazon Web Services. Before… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Erin Shellman

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

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)

Interview with a Data ‘Scientist’ Matt Hall

Now it is time for another interview with a Data Scientist. Today I decided to be a bit different and I interviewed a professional geophysicist, who runs a consultancy in Nova Scotia, Canada. Let me introduce the interview candidate – Matt Hall has a PhD in sedimentology from the University of Manchester, UK, and 15 years’… Continue reading Interview with a Data ‘Scientist’ Matt Hall

Interview with a Data Scientist: Trent McConaghy

At PyData in Berlin I chaired a panel – one of the guests was Trent McConaghy and so I reached out to him, to hear his views about analytics. I liked his views on shipping it, and the challenges he’s run into in his own world. 1. What project have you worked on do you… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Trent McConaghy