Interview with a Data Scientist: Mick Cooney

I’m delighted to feature my friend Mick Cooney here as an interviewee. Mick has many years of experience in Finance and more recently in Insurance, he co-ran the Dublin R meetup which was very successful and helped foster a data science community in Dublin. More recently he’s been working over in London at an Actuarial…… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Mick Cooney

Interview with a Data Scientist: Phillip Higgins

Phillip Higgins is a data science consultant based in New Zealand. His experience includes financial services and working for SAS, amongst other experience including some in Germany. What project have you worked on do you wish you could go back and do better? Hindsight is a wonderful thing, we can always find things we could…… Continue reading Interview with a Data Scientist: Phillip Higgins

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 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: 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

On the Cultural divide between Data Scientists and Managers

My friend Chris recently quoted me from Twitter on his Blog. I don’t have much to add to this – other than I feel it is a fair article is correct, and it discusses my own challenges. Ian Ozsvald has a good keynote on this – from PyCon Sweden where he talks about the need to…… Continue reading On the Cultural divide between Data Scientists and Managers