Don´t you know some Data Scientists? Here I let you my paradigms
- Hillary Mason is the Data Scientist at bit.ly, founder of Dataists, a portal dedicated to share information for Data Scientists, and one of the creators of NYHack.org
- Jonathan Goldman, former Data Scientist at Linkedin and founder of LevelUp Analytics (which is not in stealth mode right now)
- Jeff Hammerbacher, former Data Science Manager at Facebook and founder of Cloudera, one of the leaders in the Hadoop-related services
- Kim Rees, one of the partner at Periscopic, a socially-responsible data visualization firm
- Doug Cutting, the guy that had the great idea to convert Nutch to Hadoop, currenty is the Chief Scientist at Cloudera
- Nathan Yau, one of the obligated blogs to watch when you want to know more about Data Visualization and Statistics, and author of the great “Visualize this: The Flowing Data Guide to Design, Visualization, and Statistics” book
- D.J Patil: former Senior Data Scientist at Linkedin. Currently is the Data Scientist in Residence at Greylock Partners
- Jay Kreps, one of the Data Science Managers at Linkedin and one of the managers of the SNA Projects at Linkedin, the Search Network and Analytics Team inside the company.
- Milind Bhandarkar, Chief Data Scientist for Hadoop at EMC/Greenplum
- Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google, the man who said about what defines a Data Scientist:
The ability to take data—to be able to understand it, to process it, to extract value from it, to visualize it, to communicate it—that’s going to be a hugely important skill in the next decades.
- Bill Franks, Chief Analytics Officer at Teradata and auhtor of the “Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave” book
- Hadley Wickham, PhD, Assistant Professor at Rice University and creator of ggplot2, the Grammar of Graphics for R