episode 22

How to Launch a Data Science Team Built for Scale

Data Science Leaders | 40:00 | October 06, 2021

Data Science Leaders: Mike Foley

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Mike Foley has been building data science teams from scratch since before they were called “data science” teams. His perspective on questions like “Where do I start?” or “How do I get buy-in?” can help leaders growing data science teams of any size avoid some pitfalls along the way.

Currently the Senior Director of Data Science at Hitachi Vantara, Mike joined Dave for a conversation that goes deep into the steps required to stand up a data science practice. Plus, he shared what inspired him to go back to school, and gave listeners a unique peek into the world of marketing analytics.

This episode features Mike’s insight on:

  • Starting data science practices from scratch
  • The complexities of marketing analytics
  • The value of continuous learning

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