Interview with a Data Scientist: Brad Klingenberg

Bio Brad Klingenberg is the Director of Styling Algorithms at Stitch Fix in San Francisco. His team uses data and algorithms to improve the selection of merchandise sent to clients. Prior to joining Stitch Fix Brad worked with data and predictive analytics at financial and technology companies. He studied applied mathematics at the University of… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Brad Klingenberg

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: Maria Rosario Mestre

I recently caught with with Maria Rosario Mestre – she shared her personal views on Data Science – like all these interviewee subjects – these do not reflect her employers views. Biography – Maria:  I completed a PhD in signal processing at Cambridge developing models of user behaviour using brain data. After the PhD I… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Maria Rosario Mestre

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: 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: 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’ 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 Scientst: Keith Bawden

Keith Bawden worked with me at Amazon, but not directly. Despite the fact we only had interactions over internal chat and a few emails he was a great influence on my thinking about Software Development and how to use statistics to solve problems in Industry. He has over 10 years experience in the Tech industry including… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientst: Keith Bawden