Capital One Labs - Data Science at a Bank: Randy Carnevale Interview

We recently caught up with Randy Carnevale, Director of Data Science at Capital One Labs. We were keen to learn more about his background, his move to data science from medical informatics, ...
From Academia to Metis Data Science Bootcamp: Andy Martens Interview

We recently caught up with Dr. Andy Martens, former professor and researcher in social psychology and physiology who is in the process of moving from academia to data science. We were keen ...
Building the LA Data Science Community: Szilard Pafka Interview

We recently caught up with Szilard Pafka, Chief Scientist at Epoch and Founder of Data Science LA. We were keen to learn more about his background, his role building the LA Data Science com ...
Building a Data Science "Experiment Platform": Nick Elprin Interview

We recently caught up with Nick Elprin, Founder of Domino Data Lab. We were keen to learn more about his background, his thoughts on Data Science as a Service and the functionality he has b ...
Transforming OpenTable into a Local Dining Expert: Sudeep Das Interview

We recently caught up with Sudeep Das, Astrophysicist and Data Scientist at OpenTable. We were keen to learn more about his background, his work in academia and how he is applying data scie ...
Anomalies, Concerts & Data Science at the Command Line: Jeroen Janssens Interview

We recently caught up with Jeroen Janssens, author of Data Science at the Command Line. We were keen to learn more about his background, his recent work at YPlan and his work creating both ...
From Reducing Friendly Fire to Analyzing Social Data: Joseph Misiti Interview

We recently caught up with Joseph Misiti, co-founder of Math & Pencil, SocialQ and more! We were keen to learn more about his background, his work at SocialQ, and thoughts on how Data S ...
Big Public Data to Predict Crowd Behavior: Nathan Kallus Interview

We recently caught up with Nathan Kallus, PhD Candidate at the Operations Research Center at MIT. We were keen to learn more about his background, his research into data-driven decision mak ...
Social Media & Machine Learning tell Stores where to locate: Dmytro Karamshuk Interview

We recently caught up with Dmytro Karamshuk, Researcher in Computer Science and Engineering at King's College London - investigating data mining, complex networks, human mobility and mobile ...
Data Mining at NASA to Teaching Data Science at GMU: Kirk Borne Interview

We recently caught up with Kirk Borne, trans-disciplinary Data Scientist and Professor of Astrophysics and Computational Science at George Mason University. We were keen to learn more about ...
Creating the "Dropbox of your Genome": Reid Robison Interview

We recently caught up with Reid Robison, MD, MBA and CEO at Tute Genomics. We were keen to learn more about his background, his perspectives on the evolution of genomics, what he's working ...
Cloud-Based Predictive Analytics for Communications: Chris Checco Interview

We recently caught up with Chris Checco, President and Chief Analytics Officer, Razorsight. We were keen to learn more about his background and perspectives on the evolution of cloud analytics, ...
Applying, Teaching & Writing about Data Science: Michael Watson Interview

We recently caught up with Michael Watson, Partner at Opex Analytics and Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University, where he teaches Analytics in two of their masters programs. We were k ...
MyFitnessPal - Data Science to improve Health & Fitness: Chul Lee Interview

We recently caught up with Chul Lee, Director of Data Engineering & Science at MyFitnessPal. We were keen to learn more about his background, how Data Science is shaping the Health and Fitn ...
Big Data & Machine Learning in Catastrophe Modeling: Dag Lohmann Interview

We recently caught up with Dag Lohmann, Co-Founder of KatRisk. We were keen to learn more about his background, how the world of Catastrophe Modeling is evolving (and the influence of Big Data ...
Data Science at Twitch - CEO Perspective: Emmett Shear Interview

We recently caught up with Emmett Shear, CEO of Twitch. We were keen to learn more about his background, how data and Data Science have influenced Twitch's growth to this point, and what ro ...
"Random" Predictive Content Discovery: Jarno Koponen Interview

We recently caught up with Jarno Koponen, co-founder of Random. We were keen to learn more about his background, his perspective on predictive content discovery and what he is working on now at ...
Data Science & Online Retail - At Warby Parker and Beyond: Carl Anderson Interview

We recently caught up with Carl Anderson, Director of Data Science at Warby Parker (and previously at One Kings Lane). We were keen to learn more about his background, his perspective on how da ...
Predictive Policing: George Mohler Interview

We recently caught up with George Mohler, Chief Scientist at PredPol, Inc and Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Santa Clara University. We were keen to learn more about ...
Next Generation Machine Learning - Training Deep Learning Models in a Browser: Andrej Karpathy Interview

We recently caught up with Andrej Karpathy, Machine Learning PhD student at Stanford and the man behind the innovative ConvNetJS - a JS library for training Deep Learning models (mainly Neural ...
Machine Learning => Energy Efficiency: Optimum Energy & Data Guild Interview

We recently caught up with Kari Hensien - Sr Director Product Development at Optimum Energy and Cameron Turner - Data Scientist at The Data Guild. We were keen to learn more about their recent ...
Using Data Science to Solve Human Problems: Abe Gong Interview

We recently caught up with Abe Gong, Data Scientist at Jawbone and thought-leader in the Data Science community. We were keen to learn more about his background, his work at Jawbone and his lat ...
Building a Data Science Community: Harlan Harris Interview (DC2 Founder)

We recently caught up with Harlan Harris, Co-Founder and current President of Data Community DC (DC2). After multiple years (and degrees!) in academia he transitioned to industry as a Data Scie ...
Predicting Hospital Readmissions: Laura Hamilton Interview (Additive Analytics CEO)

We recently caught up with Laura Hamilton, Founder and CEO of Additive Analytics. We were keen to learn more about the evolution of the health analytics space, how data science / machine learni ...
Big Data & Agriculture - The Next Green Revolution: Wolfgang van Loeper Interview (MySmartFarm)

We recently caught up with Wolfgang van Loeper, Founder and CEO of MySmartFarm. Once a wine farmer himself, he is now using Big Data to transform agriculture. We were keen to learn more about h ...
The Future of Neural Networks & MLaaS: Dave Sullivan Interview (Ersatz Founder)

We recently caught up with Dave Sullivan, Founder and CEO of Blackcloud BSG - the company behind Ersatz - and host of the San Francisco Neural Network Aficionados group. We were keen to learn m ...
How Machine Learning Can Transform Online Dating: Kang Zhao Interview

We recently caught up with Kang Zhao, Assistant Professor at the Management Sciences department, Tippie College of Business, the University of Iowa. His work applying Machine Learning to the wo ...
Intelligent Probabilistic Systems: Ryan Adams (Harvard Prof) Interview

We recently caught up with Ryan Adams - Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and leader of the HIPS (Harvard Intelligent Probabilist ...
Modernizing Web and iOS Analytics: Interview with Ravi Parikh - Co-Founder of Heap (YC W13)

We recently caught up with Ravi Parikh, Co-Founder of Heap, (YC W13) which is harnessing the power of Big Data to modernize web and iOS analytics... Hi Ravi, firstly thank you for the inte ...
Data Science & Football: Trey Causey Interview - Founder of the spread

We recently caught up with Trey Causey - Data Scientist at zulily and Founder of the spread - bringing Data Science and Football together at last... Hi Trey, firstly thank you for the inte ...
Object Recognition: Pete Warden Interview - Co-Founder and CTO of Jetpac

We recently caught up with Pete Warden, Co-Founder and CTO of Jetpac, which is using Big Data and Object Recognition to build a modern day Yelp... Hi Pete, firstly thank you for the interv ...
Visual Image Extraction: Parham Aarabi Interview - ModiFace CEO & UofT Prof

We recently caught up with Parham Aarabi - PhD in Electrical Engineering from Stanford and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto since 2001; and co-found ...
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