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Managing Data Science Teams

Angela Bassa, the Director of Data Science at iRobot, talks about managing data science teams and much more.

Nov 2018
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About Angela Bassa


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Angela Bassa

Angela Bassa is the Director of Data Science at iRobot, where she leads the team through development of machine learning algorithms, sentiment analysis, and anomaly detection processes. Angela is also a technical advisor for Mirah, a startup focused on making behavioral healthcare more objective and data-driven. Her previous projects earned accolades such as INFORMS’ Edelman award for Achievement in Operations Research and the Management Sciences; and the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange award for Big Data and Analytics Innovations. She discovered data science while studying math at MIT, only back then it wasn't called that yet. Over the past two decades she has learned to lead data teams in academic, commercial, and industrial applications. 


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Hugo Bowne-Anderson

Hugo is a data scientist, educator, writer and podcaster at DataCamp. His main interests are promoting data & AI literacy, helping to spread data skills through organizations and society and doing amateur stand up comedy in NYC.

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