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Breaking into Data Science

Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar

Breaking into Data Science
Series: Program in Applied Mathematics Brown Bag Seminar
Location: ONLINE
Presenter: Dan McDade – CTO & Co-Founder Propheto, Sajeev Popat - CEO & Co-Founder of Propheto

Have you ever considered data science as a career? Are you curious to learn what skills companies are looking for in data scientists?  Join us for a webinar to learn what it takes to be a top data scientist in industry. This webinar is presented by the team from Propheto, a data science talent startup! We’ll cover what data science really means in industry, the skills you need to make the transition, and why academics are suited to be data scientists.  With our extensive backgrounds in analytics and data science at tech companies and in academia, the Propheto team has learned the ins and outs of what companies are looking for in data science hires. We have also seen first-hand the skills that MS students, PhDs, and postdocs need to successfully make the transition into industry as high-caliber data scientists. We look forward to sharing these lessons with you and more during the webinar. 

About the Speakers:  Dan McDade - CTO & Co-Founder of Propheto, Data scientist and product manager at two growth-stage software companies, Current MBA student at Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. in Mechanical and Environmental Engineering from Boston University

Sajeev Popat - CEO & Co-Founder of Propheto:  Analytics leader at two growth-stage software startups, MBA from The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and MPA from The Harvard Kennedy School of Government, B.S. in Quantitative Economics from Tufts University

About Propheto:  Propheto is a talent marketplace platform that helps academics find short-term data science and analytics consulting engagements with companies. Go to to learn more.

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