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: 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 (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)

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: Andrew Clegg

As part of my regular Interview with a Data Scientist feature. I recently interviewed Andrew Clegg. Andrew is a really interesting and pragmatic Data Science professional and currently he’s doing some cool stuff at Etsy. You can visit his Twitter here and his most recent talk on his work at Etsy from Berlin Buzzwords. What project have… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Andrew Clegg

Talks and Workshops

I enjoy giving talks and workshops on Data Analytics. Here is a list of some of the talks I’ve given. In my Mathematics master I regularly gave talks on technical topics, and previously I worked as a Tutor and Technician in a School in Northern Ireland. I consider the evangelism of data and analytics to… Continue reading Talks and Workshops