episode 11

How to Answer the #1 Question in Enterprise Data Science: “So What?”

Data Science Leaders | 34:22 | July 14, 2021


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In data science, experimentation is everything. But as a leader, how can you balance experimental work that may never pay off with delivering measurable business value every day?

In this episode, Khatereh Khodavirdi, Global Head of Analytics & Data Science - Global Merchants at PayPal, talks with host Dave Cole about how she has navigated that balance throughout her career, all while building world-class data science teams in the process.

We also discuss:

  • Making an impact with data science in the ads business at eBay
  • Getting buy-in for data science experiments
  • Hiring tips for leaders growing their organizations

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