Past Meetup

Which skills are employers looking for in Data Scientists?

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Happy new year data scientist! Let’s start the year with this amazing topic “Skills that Employers are Looking for in Data Scientists”


Getting hired (and hiring) in data science is fun, fun, fun! Whether you are hiring, looking for a job, or thinking about transitioning to the field, come and hear from a panel of folks with experience in different parts of the process.


Kristin Abkemeier is a data scientist at Improvix Technologies supporting the U.S. Department of State. She recently made a mid-career transition to data science after working as a software developer in information technology, serving as a subject matter expert on batteries for electric vehicles for the U.S. Department of Energy, and earning a doctorate in physics.

Aron Ahmadia, Senior Data Scientist at Capital One.

Susan Fallon Brown is Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development at Monster Government Solutions.

Jeff Hale is an entrepreneur and data scientist who writes about data science at

6:30 - 7:00pm mingle
7:00 - 8:00pm discussion
8:00 - 8:20pm Q&A