DataTalk

DataTalk

DataTalk is a fun show featuring data science leaders from around the world. We talk about artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, data visualizations, data ethics, data philanthropy, and much more.... Show More

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Episode 115: In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Kira Wetzel, Founder & Executive Director of Girls + Data about the coronavirus pandemic, how to help students keep learning when not in classrooms, and how her organization is empowering girls to become our next generation of data scientists and technologists. More: https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/datatalk/kira-wetzel/

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EP 114: We're honored to talk with Tiffany Shlain about her new book "24/6: The Power of Unplugging One Day a Week."

Honored by Newsweek as one of the “Women Shaping the 21st Century,” Tiffany Shlain is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker and founder of The Webby Awards.

Tiffany is a world-renowned speaker and has given keynotes at Google, Harvard, NASA, and was the closing speaker for TEDWomen and TEDMED.

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EP 113: Angela Lillis is the Insights Lead of the Clothing & Home division of Marks & Spencer. She formerly worked in marketing analytics for the BBC. She double majored in Mathematics & Statistics and Politics from Newcastle University.

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EP 112: In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Ted Way, PhD about his work on machine learning projects and ways he successfully manages his teams at Microsoft.

Ted Way is a senior program manager on the AI and Advanced Architectures team at Microsoft. He holds MS degrees in electrical engineering (signal processing) and biomedical engineering, and a PhD in biomedical engineering, all from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

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EP 111: Piyanka Jain (President & CEO of Aryng) talks with us about ways to build a data culture at your company -- and how to tie data literacy programs to KPIs that matter to your business.

Piyanka writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, InsideHR, and other publications. She has been a featured speaker at American Marketing Association conferences, Microsoft Modern Workplace, Predictive Analytics World, Growth Hacker TV, ...


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EP 110: Brandon Quach talks about his academic background, career choices and work leading data science teams.

Brandon is the Principal Data Scientist at Teradata and Chairman of the Data Science Roundtable for Tech San Diego.

He holds a PhD in Bioengineering from Caltech, an M.Eng from UCSD, and a B.S in Bioengineering from UC Berkeley.

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Episode 109: In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Louise Maynard-Atem about her love of data and leading innovative projects at Experian. Louise earned her PhD in Materials Chemistry from the University of Manchester and MSci in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham. More details:

https://www.experian.com/blogs/news/datatalk/louise-maynard-atem/

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Episode 108: In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Michael Gale about ways businesses need to change in order to thrive in our digital age. He is the author of “The Digital Helix” and host of the Forbes Insights Futures in Focus podcast.

Michael Gale founded Strategic Oxygen in 2001, which was widely seen as one of the technology industry’s primary data toolset for marketers, used by over 20 brands and used to model over $4 billio...

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Gary Saarenvirta, founder/CEO of Daisy Intelligence, is recognized as one of North America’s preeminent authorities on artificial intelligence. Gary is a passionate evangelist for the application of A.I. and reinforcement learning in strategic merchandising decisions. He’s not afraid to challenge the status quo when it comes to the advantages of deep learning over traditional approaches to data mining and analysis, both in speed an...

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Episode 106: We chat with Dr. Shervin Khodabandeh from Boston Consulting Group about digital transformation and ways to effectively launch AI strategies in your organization.

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Sherrell Dorsey about her love of data, technology and passion for improving inclusion and diversity in tech. She started coding when she was 14 years old at the Technology Access Foundation in Seattle -- and spent her summers in high school as an intern at Microsoft, learning how to manage labs and build software. She later founded BLKTECH Interactive and ThePLUG to encourage more diversity i...

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This is episode #104. Today we get a chance to learn from Karen Hao.

Karen graduated from MIT with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and minor in Energy Studies. After graduation, Karen worked as an application engineer at a Google X urban sustainability spinoff and later served as a data scientist for Quartz.

Karen is the AI reporter at MIT Technology Review, where she writes about the intersection of technology, ethics and social ...

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Ted Way is a senior program manager on the AI and Advanced Architectures team at Microsoft, with the mission to accelerate AI and other workloads in the cloud and edge.

Ted holds B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering, MS degrees in electrical engineering (signal processing) and biomedical engineering, and a PhD in biomedical engineering, all from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

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Episode 102: Mike Delgado chats with Dr. Susan Schneider about her book “Artificial You: AI and The Future of Your Mind.”

Susan Schneider is an American professor of philosophy and cognitive science. She holds the NASA-Baruch Blumberg Chair at the Library of Congress and NASA, directs the AI, Mind and Society (“AIMS”) Group at the University of Connecticut, and is a visiting member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.

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Piyanka Jain talks with Mike Delgado about building a data literate company culture. Piyanka Jain is the President and CEO of Aryng, an analytics consulting company focused on analytics training, consulting and recruiting. Her client list includes companies like Google, Box, Here, Applied Materials, Abbott Labs, and GE. She writes for Forbes, Harvard Business Review, InsideHR, and other publications.

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Every week, we talk about important data and analytics topics with data science leaders from around the world on Facebook Live.  You can subscribe to the DataTalk podcast on iTunes,  Google PlayStitcherSoundCloudand Spotify.

In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Dr. Vlasios Vasileiou about Astrophysics, Nasa and leading data science teams at Experian.

To keep up with upcoming events, join our Data Science Community on Facebo...

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Dr. Arthur I. Miller about AI-powered creativity – and his new book “The Artist in the Machine.”

About Dr. Arthur Miller

Dr. Arthur I. Miller is an emeritus professor of History and Philosophy of Science at University College London. He has lectured and written extensively on the history and philosophy of 19th- and 20th-century science and technology, cognitive science, scientific creativity,...

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Peter Gray at NTT about Tour de France & Cycling Analytics.

Peter Gray is the Senior Vice President, Advanced Technology Group: Sport at NTT. He is responsible for overseeing the strategy, design, and delivery of sports technology solutions including Dimension Data’s technology partnership with the Tour de France, and Team Dimension Data.

Prior to this, Peter was a Director for Analytics a...

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Chakri Cherukuri at Bloomberg about ways machine learning is used in financial decisions.

Chakri Cherukuri is a senior researcher in the Quantitative Financial Research Group at Bloomberg LP. His research interests include quantitative portfolio management, algorithmic trading strategies, and applied machine learning. Chakri has extensive experience in numerical computing and software developm...

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Amit Golan, CEO and Co-Founder of Minute.ly, about ways his company is using artificial intelligence to improve and optimize the video editing process.

Amit Golan is CEO and Co-Founder of Minute.ly, a leading video optimization platform for publishers. Amit is a serial entrepreneur having started several other companies in the tech space.

He founded Minute.ly in 2014 with the aim of driving v...

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