Data Futurology - Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence For Leaders

Data Futurology - Data Science, Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence For Leaders

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Data Futurology is data science from a human lens. In Data Futurology, experienced Data Science Leaders from around the world tell us their stories, challenges and the lessons learned throughout their career. We also ask them: - What makes a great data scientist? What skills are required? - How to become a great data science leader? - How should I grow and get the most out of my team? - What is a good data strategy? and how do I best implement it? - What are interesting applications of ML/AI that I should be considering in my industry? To find out more visit www.datafuturology.com


#80 Rising Through the Ranks in Data Science with Nufar Gaspar – Data Science Vertical Manager
Dec 4 • 52 min
Nufar Gaspar is a Data Science Vertical Manager at Intel focusing on creating a machine learning and big data solutions for the various R&D teams at Intel. The teams in her vertical create a vast range of data-science solutions on Hadoop and Spark-based…
#79 Pursuing a PhD with an Established Data Science Career with Dr Mark van Rijmenam – Founder
Nov 26 • 47 min
Dr. Mark van Rijmenam is the Founder of Datafloq. He is a highly sought-after international public speaker, a Big Data and Blockchain strategist and author of the best-selling book Think Bigger - Developing a Successful Big Data Strategy for Your…
#78 Data Transparency to Build Consumer Trust with Tony Ohlsson – Managing Partner & Chief Analytics Officer
Nov 18 • 54 min
Tony believes that analytic innovation and creativity come from experts directly collaborating with clients on their projects. He joins AlphaZetta with a mission, to create a better way for independent experts to work directly with clients, lowering the…
#77 Solving Complex Data Problems at a Venture Capital Firm with Angela Wilkins – Founder and Managing Director
Nov 13 • 38 min
Angela Wilkins is the founder and Chief Scientist at Mercury Data Science (MDS) where she works with Mercury’s portfolio companies to identify solutions for complex data problems. Prior to MDS, Angela was a member of faculty research at Baylor College of…
#76 Why You Should Outsource an External Review for Your Data Science with Michael Brand– Founder
Nov 4 • 83 min
Michael Brand has over 25 years of cutting-edge, international industry experience in advanced analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, machine vision, and natural language processing, Dr. Brand’s data expertise is both uniquely wide and…
#75 Why We Need More Women Working in Data Science with Amy Daali, Ph.D. – Founder & CEO
Oct 29 • 53 min
Amy is an Engineer and a multidisciplinary Data Scientist at USAA. She received her B.E degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas. Amy…
#74 Creating Value using Artificial Intelligence with Ru Mitra– Founder and Author
Oct 22 • 54 min
Ru is a graduate from the University of Cambridge, UK who has built six startups in four countries. His primary interest is to build products with social Value. He is also a mentor of Google Launchpad and a senior AI advisor of EFMA Banking group. Ru has…
#73 Powering Change using AI with Alex Ermolaev – AI Leader
Oct 15 • 53 min
Alex Ermolaev has been involved in the software industry for 20 years, including AI-specific experience at Bell Labs, Microsoft, several startups and now Nvidia. He is currently a leading AI software developer and works with groundbreaking companies that…
#72 Focusing on Simplification to Solve Data Science Roadblocks with Evan Shellshear – Head of Analytics
Oct 8 • 53 min
Evan Shellshear has been an entrepreneur for more than a decade, and throughout that time he has always loved getting his hands dirty with building products from scratch and then commercializing them. Evan has a passion for innovation and not just from a…
#71 Creating Effective Data Science Presentations with Rachel Fojtik – Director of Analytics and Performance
Oct 1 • 56 min
Rachel Fojtik is an Experienced Senior leader in Analytics, influencing change in behaviour, company culture, and improvement with analytics. Managing high performing teams that deliver across a myriad of knowledge areas. She is passionate about…
#70 Making Black Box Models Explainable with Christoph Molnar – Interpretable Machine Learning Researcher
Sep 24 • 55 min
Christoph Molnar is a data scientist and Ph.D. candidate in interpretable machine learning. He is interested in making the decisions from algorithms more understandable for humans. Christoph is passionate about using statistics and machine learning on…
#69 Creating Cultural Transformations Using Data Science Leaders with Bülent Kiziltan – Head of Data Science & Analytics and Chief Data Scientist
Sep 16 • 48 min
Dr. Bülent Kiziltan is an AI executive and an accomplished scientist who uses artificial intelligence to create value in many business verticals and tackles diverse problems in disciplines ranging from the financial industry, healthcare, astrophysics,…
#68 How To Build Award Winning Data Products with Nick Blewden – Head of Data Product Development
Sep 10 • 51 min
Nick loves playing with, analyzing and visualising data and gets a massive kick out of the change it can bring to people, businesses, and the world. At Lloyd’s of London, Nick leads a team of great designers and developers helping people automate…
#67 12 Questions to Ask in Mentoring Sessions with Felipe Flores – Founder & Podcast Host
Sep 3 • 23 min
In this episode, Felipe talks about an aspect of leadership, the one-on-one mentorship and feedback session with people on your team. To start, ask your team member what is on their mind and in general, how have things been going? If they do not have…
#66 How to Structure a Data Analytics Team with June Dershewitz – Director of Analytics
Aug 27 • 57 min
June Dershewitz has spent her career driving analytics strategies for major businesses. She’s currently Director of Analytics at Twitch, the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers (a subsidiary of Amazon). As an analytics practitioner,…
#65 Using the [email protected] Method to Improve Workplace Culture with Olivia Parr-Rud – Speaker, Award-Winning Author, and Data Scientist
Aug 19 • 56 min
Olivia is an internationally known thought-leader, speaker, best-selling and award-winning author, and a data scientist who focuses on the interplay between technology, corporate leadership, and personal growth and happiness. Throughout her career, she…
#64 Intersections of Analytics, AI, Linguistics and Culture with Prashant Natarajan – Principal, AI & Analytics
Aug 13 • 56 min
Prashant Natarajan has 18+ years’ experience in building EMRs, ERP, big data platforms, actionable analytics, and machine/deep learning applications. Before joining Deloitte, he served in hands-on global consulting and product leadership roles at H2O.ai,…
#63 Set Yourself Multi-Year Professional Challenges with Felipe Flores – Founder & Podcast Host
Aug 5 • 64 min
In this episode, Anthony Ugoni, one of Australia’s more prominent leaders in analytics interviews Felipe. Felipe came to Australia as a backpacker and ended up falling in love with the place. With Spanish as his first language, the only English he could…
#62 Full Stack Data Science with Gregory Hill – Global Head of Analytics
Jul 30 • 49 min
Dr. Gregory Hill leads the Analytics function at Brightstar’s Global Services division, developing and delivering their data & analytics strategy, innovation programs, and product development initiatives. He works across their lines of business, including…
#61 Data Science Strategy in the Military, Startups and Tech/Digital Leaders with Sveta Freidman - Data Analytics & Science Director/Mentor
Jul 22 • 50 min
Sveta Freidman is a data scientist and business intelligence leader with extensive experience in consulting and client-based environments. She has a vast experience working in different industries, including gambling, retail, health, and online businesses…
#60 Building Self-Driving Cars in Silicon Valley with Vladimir Iglovikov, Ph.D. – Senior Computer Vision Engineer and Kaggle Grandmaster
Jul 15 • 63 min
Vladimir Iglovikov graduated from university with a degree in theoretical physics, he moved to Silicon Valley in search of a data science role in the industry. This led him to his current position in Lyft’s autonomous vehicle division where he works on…
#59 Creating the Link Between Business and Data with Tony Gruebner - GM Analytics, Insights and Modelling
Jul 8 • 53 min
Tony Gruebner is the GM Analytics of Insights and Modelling and the Exec Sponsor of Personalisation at Sportsbet. He established a department of 40+ skilled analysts and data scientists tasked with creating innovative data products focused at improving…
#58 Explainable AI
Jul 2 • 22 min
Today we have a different type of episode, this is a presentation that Felipe did at the Chief Data and Analytics Officer Conference in Canberra, and it is on explainable AI. First, Felipe explains how Amazon used a secret AI recruiting tool that had a…
#57 From Academic to Data Science Leader with Yuval Marom - Analytics and Data Science Professional
Jun 24 • 63 min
Yuval is an Analytics and Data Science professional with extensive commercial and academic experience. His interests and goals are to be working on interesting and practical problems where there is a need to discover and act on meaningful patterns in…
#56 Every Business is an AI Business with Dr. Eric Daimler – Serial Entrepreneur, Technology Executive, Investor and Policy Advisor
Jun 18 • 64 min
Dr. Eric Daimler is an authority in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics with over 20 years of experience in the field as an entrepreneur, executive, investor, technologist, and policy advisor. Daimler has co-founded six technology companies that have done…
#55 The Truth about AI from the People Building it with Martin Ford, Futurist and New York Times Bestselling Author Focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI), Robotics and the Future Economy
Jun 12 • 68 min
Martin Ford is a prominent futurist, New York Times bestselling author, and leading expert on artificial intelligence and robotics and their potential impact on the job market, economy and society. His 2015 book, “Rise of the Robots: Technology and the…
#54 How to build a Data Department from scratch with Annie South – General Manager of Data at ME Bank
Jun 5 • 68 min
Annie South is the General Manager of Data at ME Bank. She is an Information Management professional with twenty years’ experience of complex information environments spanning the full spectrum of structured data to unstructured information. Annie has…
#53 Winning Data Science Competitions With Pavel Pleskov - Data Scientist & Kaggle Grandmaster, Top 3 In The World
May 29 • 56 min
Pavel Pleskov is a data scientist at Point API (NLP startup) and currently ranks number 3 out of 109,624 on Kaggle, making him a Grandmaster. Pavel has started companies in the past and has worked in many different industries before becoming a data…
#52 Transforming Marketing with Data Science with Danielle Timmins – Chief Data Analytics Officer
May 22 • 46 min
Danielle Timmins is the Chief Data Analytics Officer for Free Range Creatives. Free Range Creatives is a digital marketing agency that is deeply rooted in data and analytics. They have a different view on agency life and challenge the existing ways of…
#51 AI-as-a-Service with Technology Executive & Serial Entrepreneur Peter Elger, Founder and CEO of fourTheorem
May 15 • 56 min
Peter Elger is the founder and CEO of fourTheorem; his focus is on delivering business value to his clients through the application of cutting edge serverless cloud architectures and machine learning technology. His experience covers everything from…
#50 Making CDOs more effective with Prakash Baskar – Founder and President
May 9 • 59 min
Prakash Baskar is the Founder and President of Khyanafi. He helps data leaders to rapidly transition and accelerate the success of data, analytics, and digital initiatives. Previously, Prakash was the Chief Data Officer at Santander Consumer USA where he…
#49 Becoming a Kaggle Competition Master with Valeriy Babushkin – Head of Data Science, Kaggle Competition Master (Top 60)
May 4 • 54 min
Valeriy Babushkin is the Head of Data Science at X5 Retail Group where he leads a team of 50+ people (4 departments: Machine Learning, Data Analysis, Computer Vision, R&D) and increases profit in a 25+ billion USD company. Also, Valeriy is a Kaggle…
#48 Leverage What You Know to Get Your Foot in the Door with Jay Liu - Chief Data Scientist at Digital-Dandelion
Apr 25 • 43 min
Jay Liu is the Chief Data Scientist at Digital-Dandelion specializing in helping insurance, and medical organizations innovate by integrating the latest in Artificial Intelligence (AI), machine learning and big data into their systems. Knowing the best…
#47 Transforming Government Organisations with Data Science with Marek Rucinski – Deputy Commissioner, Smarter Data Program
Apr 18 • 38 min
Marek Rucinski is the Deputy Commisioner leading the Smarter Data Program at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Marek has taken part and driven the evolution and transformation of Marketing, Analytics, Data and Digital capabilities for over 20 years.…
#46 Today is the Best Time to be a Data Scientist with Jonny Bentwood – Global Head of Data & Analytics
Apr 11 • 55 min
Jonny Bentwood is the Global Head of Data & Analytics at Golin. Jonny is an innovative leader with 15+ years of experience in communications - winning, retaining and working for Fortune 100 clients such as Facebook, Unilever, Heineken, Barclays, HP and…
#45 Mastering the Domain of Your Work Before Becoming a Data Scientist with Warwick Graco - Senior Director Data Science
Apr 4 • 69 min
Warwick Graco is the Senior Director of Data Science at the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). He has worked in defence, health, and taxation and has been involved in analytics for 25 years. He is a practicing analytics professional and is currently…
#44 Using Data Science to Actually Solve Problems with Caroline Worboys - Data Expert, Investor, Advisor, COO & Vice Chair
Mar 29 • 57 min
Caroline Worboys is a data expert, investor, advisor, COO at Outra & Vice Chair at DMA Group. She has been working in the data industry for over 30 years. In this time, she’s had a fascinating journey. She has worked, created, mentored and consulted…
#43 Increasing Market Share and Improving Operations Using Data Science with Kevin Harrison - Chief Data Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer
Mar 23 • 45 min
Kevin Harrison is working as Chief Data Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer for the City of Oakland in California. Prior to this he worked as the first ever Chief Data Officer for the State of Illinois. During that time he designed the blueprint…
#42 Maintaining an Updated Skillset Despite Rapid Technological Advances with Michael Tamir - Head of Data Science & Data Science Lecturer
Mar 16 • 38 min
Mike serves as Head of Data Science at Uber ATG and lecturer for UC Berkeley iSchool Data Science master’s program. Mike has led several teams of Data Scientists in the bay area as Chief Data Scientist for InterTrust and Takt, Director of Data Sciences…
#41 Improving Learning on a Large Scale Through Data Science with David Niemi - VP Measurement and Evaluation
Mar 5 • 66 min
David Niemi is Vice President of Measurement and Evaluation at Kaplan, Inc., where he oversees efforts to improve the quality of measurement across all education units, evaluate the effectiveness of curricula and instruction, and study the impact of…
#40 How to Build a Diverse Data Science Team with Kjersten Moody - Chief Data and Analytics Officer
Feb 27 • 60 min
Kjersten Moody joined State Farm in July 2017 as Vice President and Chief Data & Analytics Officer in Bloomington, Illinois. Previously, Kjersten led Data & Analytics and IT groups at global companies, such as FICO (Braun), Thomson Reuters and Unilever.…
#39 Communicating the Results of Advanced Analytics Projects with Matt Kuperholz - Partner and Chief Data Scientist
Feb 22 • 59 min
In this episode I talk to Matt Kuperholz. Matt currently works for PWC as a Partner in their Analytic Intelligence Area and is their Chief Data scientist. As a kid, Matt was fascinated by computers and while training to be an actuary started developing…
#38 How to build a world class data science team
Feb 15 • 25 min
In this episode, I talk about data scientists and ways you can attract the best talent to your team. Instead of telling your employees what they can do better, make them curious as to what they could do better. Then, I reveal the three things to look for…
#37 Data Visualization Made Simple with Dr. Kristen Sosulski - Associate Professor of Data Visualization NYU Stern, Director of Learning Science Lab and Consultant
Feb 12 • 46 min
In this episode I talk to Kristen Sosulski who is the Data Visualization Professor at NYU Stern School of Business. She has just written the book Data Visualization Made Simple: Insights Into Becoming Visual. An interest in using technology to help…
#36 Kickstarting 2019 With A Look Back at 2018 (Part 2): Episodes 19 to 34
Feb 4 • 69 min
A lot of listeners have asked what have been my takeaways from the 30+ discussions with the guests on this podcast so far. To launch 2019 I’ve done a look back at all episodes from 2018. This is part 2 where I discuss episodes 19 to 34. I hope you enjoy…
#35 Kickstarting 2019 With A Look Back at 2018 (Part 1): Episodes 1 to 18
Feb 2 • 66 min
A lot of listeners have asked what have been my takeaway points from the 30+ discussions with the guests on this podcast so far. To launch 2019 I’ve done a look back at all episodes from 2018. This is part 1 where I discuss episodes 1 to 18. I hope you…
#34 Sally Grove - General Manager of Insights
Dec 20, 2018 • 63 min
Sally is the General Manager of Insights at the Australian Motoring Services. She previously spent 10 years working in banking and today she shares her story. We speak about: * Fraud analytics in big banks * End to end analytics * Importance of fast…
#33 Graeme McDermott - Chief Data Officer
Dec 12, 2018 • 63 min
Graeme started in actuarial science and developed a love for algorithms and automation. He worked in data warehousing before moving into data analytics. He spent 16 years in several Head of Data roles at The Automobile Association (AA) before joining…
#32 Carole Wai Hai - Head of Data Science & Analytics
Dec 4, 2018 • 60 min
Carole had an unusual path into data science. She’s worked as a content project manager, in strategic planning and in sales before getting into data through Business Intelligence at Fyber where she eventually became their Head of Analytics. Today she is…
#31 Scott Wilson - Founder & CEO
Nov 28, 2018 • 64 min
Scott started his career pushing trolleys at Woolworths. In his career he rose to management levels in retail with Woolworths, consumer goods with Kraft Foods, Fonterra SPC and PZ Cussons, then in media with 21st Century Fox. He then became the CEO of…
#30 Aaron Black - Chief Data Officer
Nov 21, 2018 • 60 min
Aaron started his career working in accounting and building management information systems (MIS). He had his own company, worked in multiple industries and then got into biology and genomics. Today he is the Chief Data Officer at the Inova Translational…
#29 Dr. Klaus Ifflander - Chief Analytics Officer
Nov 12, 2018 • 61 min
Klaus started his career doing internships at Yahoo! and the port of Hamburg. He worked as a consultant and completed a PhD in Quantitative Marketing. Today he is the Chief Analytics Officer at YAS.life We speak about: * The importance of getting applied…
#28 Jennifer Prendki - VP of Machine Learning & Data Strategist
Nov 5, 2018 • 68 min
Jennifer started her career as a particle physicist before becoming a data scientist. After gaining experience in many fields including high frequency algorithmic trading & advertising, she was Atlassian’s first Chief Data Scientist. Today she is the VP…
#27 Dr. Mark Nasila - Chief Analytics Officer
Oct 29, 2018 • 54 min
Mark used to be a statistics lecturer at Nelson Mandela University in South Africa. He then joined First National Bank as a quantitative analyst where he climbed through the ranks to Head of Advanced Analytics and beyond. Today he is the Chief Analytics…
#26 Sam Robertson - Head of Research & Innovation
Oct 22, 2018 • 55 min
Sam’s background is in sports & exercise science. He has an accomplished career in sport analytics. Today, he is the Head of Research and Innovation at the Western Bulldogs and an Associate Professor at Victoria University. We speak about: * Using ML to…
#25 Ben Taylor - Chief Al Officer & Cofounder
Oct 15, 2018 • 91 min
Ben started his career as a chemical engineer. He developed an interest for computer vision early on. He worked for Intel, then at a hedge fund and then became the Chief Data Scientist at HireVue. A couple of years ago he started his own AI startup called…
#24 Mistakes in Building a DS Capability by Felipe Flores
Oct 9, 2018 • 26 min
This is a different type of episode! This episode is a presentation I recently did at a large financial services institution. I presented on 5 Mistakes and Lessons Learned in Driving Business Value with Data Science and the Cloud. I talk about: - Using…
#23 Mario Vinasco - Marketing Analytics and Data Science Mgr
Oct 2, 2018 • 71 min
Mario is an Electrical Engineer from Colombia. He went to Silicon Valley to do his Masters at Stanford University and stayed to build a career in Marketing Analytics. He has incredible experience and has worked at Intuit, Google, HP, Symantec and…
#22 Kshira Saagar - Head of Analytics and Data Science
Sep 25, 2018 • 59 min
Kshira has been with the Analytics/Decision Sciences industry for almost a decade now having worked across Americas, Asia, Europe and Australia. He is the Head of Analytics and Data Science at The Iconic. We speak about: -Why he moved from analytics…
#21 Antony Ugoni - Director, Global Matching and Analytics
Sep 18, 2018 • 71 min
Antony stumbled into his love of predictive modelling at the tender age of 10. He started his professional career in biostatistics and then made the switch to corporate Australia to work as Head of Analytics in banking before joining Seek; where today he…
#20 David Greenberg - Senior VP and Head of Data Analytics
Sep 10, 2018 • 75 min
David studied applied physics and began his career as a consultant. He’s had his own company where he created a video asset management & workflow software in the 90s!. Then worked in the education/not-for-profit sector and then went into the finance…
#19 Vlad Kazantsev - Head of Data Science
Sep 5, 2018 • 58 min
Vlad started his career in visual effects & computer graphics. He worked on Hollywood blockbusters such as Avatar, Dark Knight, Happy Feet. He currently is Head of Data Science at Wooga which makes June’s Journey (Facebook Game of the Year 2017), Pearl’s…
#18 Dr. Ahmed Khamassi - Vice President of Data Science
Aug 28, 2018 • 58 min
Ahmed started his career at Siemens research, worked in startups, at Google, PayPal, SAS and JPMorgan and has his own machine learning company and now he runs data science at Equinor We speak about: - benefits of simulations in research and data science…
#17 Naomi Clarke - Head of Data
Aug 21, 2018 • 74 min
Naomi Clarke started as a graduate in the oil business, since then she’s worked in multiple industries, and now she is Head of Data in the finance sector. Naomi has a strong background on business data arch, business data modelling, data governance. I…
#16 Apollo Gerolymbos - Head of Data Analytics
Aug 14, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we speak with Apollo Gerolymbos who is the Head of Data Analytics at the London Fire Brigade. We speak about: - the applications of data science in firefighting - how the London Fire Brigade (LFB) uses data to preempt and minimise fires -…
#15 Tony Laing - General Manager Analytics & Data Services
Aug 7, 2018 • 81 min
In this episode we speak with Tony Laing who is the General Manager of Analytics & Data Services at Auto & General. We talk about: - what is the ‘nuts and bolts’ of analytics - what is the data supply chain required in organisations for the delivery of…
#14 Dr Gabriel Maeztu -Medical Doctor & Chief Data Scientist
Aug 1, 2018 • 75 min
In this episode we speak with Dr Gabriel Maeztu who is the Co-Founder and & Chief Data Scientist at IOMED Medical Solutions. We talk about: - his background, how he went from medicine to data science and how he combines medicine, data science &…
#13 Ernesto Bernado - Chief Product & Marketing Officer
Jul 25, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode we speak with Ernesto Bernardo, he is the Chief Product & Marketing Officer at iContainers. We talk about: - whether leaders of tomorrow should be technical or not - how to create autonomous teams that focus on value (ROI) & pay for…
#12 Alessandro Pregnolato - Director of Analytics
Jul 17, 2018 • 92 min
In this episode we speak with Alessandro Pregnolato, he is the Director of Analytics at Typeform.com. We talk about: - his journey to get where he is, - what is the optimal size of a data science team, - how to use data science in SaaS businesses/startups…
#11 Takaharu Tsuda -Practice Director & Head of Data Science
Jul 10, 2018 • 61 min
In this episode we speak with Takaharu Tsuda, Practice Director & Head of Data Science at Think Big Analytics. We talk about: - his journey to get where he is, - how applications of data science in many Japanese industries, - the translation of data…
#10 Jonathan Hart - Head of Data Science & Analytics
Jul 4, 2018 • 72 min
In this episode we speak with Jonathan Hart, Head of Data Science & Analytics at MullenLowe Profero. We talk about: - his journey working in the US, UK, India and Japan, - how to create great Data Science teams and a great culture, - how to use data…
#9 Matt McDevitt - Director of Data Engineering
Jun 26, 2018 • 63 min
In this episode we speak to Matt McDevitt, Director of Data Engineering at Think Big Analytics. We talk about: - his journey working in the US, UK, Europe and Japan as the company grew, - how big data, open source, data engineering and data science work…
#8 Agile Data Science by Felipe Flores
Jun 20, 2018 • 52 min
This is a different type episode! This is a recording of a presentation I did to about 300 data scientists in Melbourne, Australia. The theme of the night was Agile Data Science, a passion of mine. In this episode I cover: - the productivity gains an…
#7 Sandra Hogan - Group Head of Customer Analytics
Jun 12, 2018 • 59 min
In this episode we speak to Sandra Hogan, Group Head of Customer Analytics at Origin Energy. We talk about: - how to successfully apply data science, - how to gauge your stakeholders ability to consume analytics, - what is analytics for good, the…
#6 Dr Mark Blakey - Ex-Managing Director
Jun 7, 2018 • 102 min
In this episode we speak to Mark Blakey, Ex-Managing Director at his own technology company Mainstream Consulting. We talk about: - how to combine entrepreneurship and data science, - how to create small teams that punch above their weight, - how to scale…
#5 Dr Anthony Rea - Chief Data Officer
May 28, 2018 • 58 min
In this episode we speak to Dr Anthony Rea, Chief Data Officer at The Bureau of Meteorology of Australia. We talk about what happens to over 30 petabytes of weather data in one of Australia’s largest super computer, how to combine data governance and…
#4 Dr Sam Kharazmi - Head of Data Science
May 22, 2018 • 88 min
In this episode we speak to Dr Sam Kharazmi, Head of Data Science at RedBubble. We talk about how to focus on product & users with your data science efforts, how data science can add value to company growth at different stages of the company’s journey,…
#3 Dr Jacek Kowalski - Chief Data Scientist
May 15, 2018 • 93 min
In this episode we speak to Dr Jacek Kowalski, Chief Data Scientist at Australian Unity. We talk about pragmatic and realistic data science, data science for startups and corporates, leadership in analytics, what it takes to get analytics projects through…
#2 Ben Pattison - Head of Customer Data Science
May 15, 2018 • 87 min
In this episode we speak to Ben Pattison, Head of Customer Data Science at Medibank. We talk about getting buy-in from stakeholders, how to develop data scientists, the relationship with technology and business, how to define strategic priorities for your…
#1 Dr Eugene Dubossarsky - Chief Data Scientist & Principal Trainer
May 15, 2018 • 135 min
In this episode we speak to Dr Eugene Dubossarsky, Chief Data Scientist at AlphaZetta and Principal Trainer at Presciient.com We talk about data literacy, questions to ask your potential employer, his definition of actionable insights and much more! For…