So You Think You Want to Be a Data Scientist?


Overview: Data provides valuable insight into user behaviors that drive informed, strategic business decisions. A deeper understanding of data can dramatically expand your skillset — and your career opportunities.

Our panel of local data experts break down the growing field of data by demystifying the difference between data science and data analytics, explaining the importance of data in business and product decisions, and highlighting ways data can advance your career.

What You’ll Take Away: Data experts and recruit professionals across many industries will candidly discuss:

- Firsthand advice, tips, and insight on how to successfully break into a
data career
- Various career paths, salary expectations, and future growth
opportunities within the field
- What a typical day looks like in a range of industries — from finance, to
e-commerce, to health and wellness