Sean is the director of data science at Space-Time Insight, a leading provider of advanced analytics software for organizations looking to leverage machine learning for their business applications. Having worked across diverse industries, and alongside many talented professionals, Sean has seen the blend of approaches required to successfully convert raw data into real world value.
Sean holds his doctorate in scientific computing, where he used advanced mathematics, parallel computing and optimization to solve challenges in nanotechnology, chemistry and renewable energy. After completing his Ph.D. Sean started his own data science consulting practice, helping companies automate decision-making and uncover patterns in large amounts of data. Sean has since joined a major technology consulting firm working with cross-discipline teams to build the next generation of adaptive, data-driven applications.
Sean’s upcoming book is focusing on building products with data and will be published by O’Reilly.
In this conversation, we touch on Return of Investment on Data Science and other things like:
- Deriving Real World Value from Data Science
- Pitfalls of Data Science
- Building Data Science Teams and Culture
- Is Data Science a Boy’s Club?
- How to Develop Storytelling skills as a Data Scientist?
Be sure to check out the end of the podcast where Sean reveals his favorite data science product that has had the most positive impact on his life.