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Building a Data Science team from scratch

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Wednesday 14th

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14:05 | 14:45

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Theatre 18


Keywords defining the session:

- Hiring

- Management

- Leadership

Takeaway points of the session:

- Hiring managers will learn how to structure the data science interview and effectively screen candidates for their business needs

- Job-seekers will learn how to market their skills and crack the data science interview.


It is no secret that data science has exploded into one of the most in-demand fields of this century. My talk will address the following:

– Hiring the right type of data professional for your business needs
– Difference between data scientist vs analyst
– When to hire a data engineer
– Writing good job descriptions
– Structuring the data science technical screen
– Take home projects/ whiteboarding