“In the Studio,” LinkedIn’s Pete Skomoroch Discusses The Voltron Of Data Science | TechCrunch

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“In the Studio” kicks off the fall season by hosting a data scientist who, originally trained in mathematics and physics, worked his way through the Valley through a variety of analytics and research engineering positions before landing a spot in…

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

Now a Principal Data Scientist at LinkedIn, Peter Skomoroch (pronounced “Ska-ma-rock”) has some views on the craze around the title “data science,” a term that’s been buzzing around the Valley alongside favorites such as “growth hacker” and “social media expert.” In this discussion, Skomoroch articulates what I believe should be the standardized definition for what a true data scientist is within the world of consumer Internet services and applications. Specifically, he believes data scientists are bring together generalist skills in the fields of business intelligence (with some product sense), mathematics and statistics (in order to construct and tune algorithms) and computer science (to write the actual code) to form a “Voltron” of data science.

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