Interview with a Data Scientist: Ivana Balazevic

Ivana Balazevic is a Data Scientist at a Berkeley based startup Wise.io, where she is working in a small team of data scientists on solving problems in customer service for different clients. She did her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb and she recently finished her… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Ivana Balazevic

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 http://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: 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

Interview with a Data Scientist: Nathalie Hockham

(Linkedin picture) I was very happy to interview Natalie about her data science stuff – as she gave a really cool Machine Learning focused talk at PyData in London this year, which was full of insights into the challenges of doing Machine Learning with Imbalanced data sets. Natalie leads the data team at GoCardless, a… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Nathalie Hockham

Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Wiecki

I interviewed Thomas Wiecki recently – Thomas is Data Science Lead at Quantopian Inc which is a crowd-sourced hedge fund and algotrading platform. Thomas is a cool guy and came to give a great talk in Luxembourg last year – which I found so fascinating that I decided to learn some PyMC3 🙂 1. What project have… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Thomas Wiecki

Interview with a Data Scientist: Rosaria Silipo

As part of my Interview with Data Scientists project I recently caught up with Rosaria – who is an active member of the Data Mining community. Bio: Rosaria has been a researcher in applications of Data Mining and Machine Learning for over a decade. Application fields include biomedical systems and data analysis, financial time series… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Rosaria Silipo

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