Episode 28

Organizing Data Science Teams (with Jacqueline Nolis)

June 25th, 2018
artificial intelligence

What are best practices for organizing data science teams? Having data scientists distributed through companies or having a Centre of Excellence? What are the most important skills for data scientists? Is the ability to use the most sophisticated deep learning models more important than being able to make good powerpoint slides? 

About Jacqueline Nolis

Dr. Jacqueline Nolis is a data science leader in the Seattle area with over a decade of experience. She is currently running a consulting firm helping Fortune 500 companies with data science, machine learning, and AI. Her academic research is in optimization under uncertainty with a specialization in electric vehicle routing. Jacqueline also was the season 3 winner of the reality TV show King of the Nerds and creator of the viral website TweetMashup.com. This interview is with Jacqueline Nolis, but at the time of recording, she went by Jonathan Nolis.