Data scientist has been deemed the sexiest job title of the 21st century, and there’s ample evidence to suggest that skills in the field are pretty much a license to print money. The only question is how much.
During a Tuesday afternoon panel at the ACM Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining conference in Chicago, four folks who’ve successfully made the jump from academia to entrepreneurship — and even into venture capital — shared some advice on how to maximize the return on a data science education. And although data scientists might have better prospects than most right now, it’s actually great advice for anybody finishing up a graduate program in any field or sitting pretty with a professorship and wondering what’s next. (And for a few more tips about starting big data companies, check out my recent post:
Want to start a big data company? Here are 5 things you need to know.)
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Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc