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AMA: Begin a Career in Data Science


This AMA session will provide an overview of a career in data science, with a focus on how to get the first job or start out in the data science field. We will discuss the key skills, resources, and strategies needed to break into data science and give advice on how to stand out from the competition. We will also discuss the most common mistakes made when starting out in data science and how to avoid them. Finally, we will discuss potential job opportunities, the best ways to apply for them, and what to expect during the interview process. This AMA session will be a great opportunity for aspiring data scientists to get answers to their questions and gain valuable insights into transitioning into a data science career. 

Speakers and Panelists

Jimmy Nguyen | Future of Data and AI
Jimmy Nguyen

Data Scientist and Author at LinkedIn

Jimmy Nguyen is currently a Senior Data Scientist at LinkedIn, where he uses analytics, insights, and experimentation to guide strategic decisions for the data powering LinkedIn’s Economic Graph. The son of Vietnamese refugees and a Silicon Valley native.
Muazma Zahid | Future of Data and AI Speaker
Muazma Zahid

Principal PM Manager at Microsoft

Muazma Zahid is a Principal PM Manager at Microsoft Azure Data, where she enables customers to deploy the most demanding Data workloads on Microsoft Azure. She has been a Data Engineer/Architect and Tech Speaker working on several Big Data.
Avery Smith | Future of Data and AI Speaker
Avery Smith

Data Scientist at Data Career Jumpstart

Avery is a data scientist who now helps others break into the data career through his company Data Career Jumpstart. He also runs a consulting firm where he helps businesses become more data-driven. Formerly, he worked at ExxonMobil & Vaporsens.
Nick Singh | Future of Data and AI Speakers
Nick Singh
Author of Ace the Data Science Interview at DataLemur
Nick Singh previously worked at Facebook, Google, and Microsoft, before writing the best-selling book, Ace the Data Science Interview. His job hunting and interview tips have been read by over 10 million people on LinkedIn.

We are coming back!

Join us for the second season of the Future of Data and AI conference in the summer of 2023, after our successful first conference with 10,000+ registered attendees. Fill out the form to participate.

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