Every Thursday at 12 pm ET

Data Science Hangout

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Upcoming episodes

Javier Orraca-Deatcu
Dec 2022
Javier Orraca-Deatcu
We will be joined by Javier Orraca-Deatcu, who is passionate about developing and deploying web apps (Shiny!), packages, automation pipelines, machine learning workflows, and knowledge sharing about R.
Christina Fillmore

Christina Fillmore

We will be joined by Christina Fillmore, Data Science Leader at GSK.

Eric Nantz

Eric Nantz

We will be joined by Eric Nantz, Director, Statistician & Podcaster at Eli Lilly. I love to create innovative solutions leveraging R and the open-source software ecosystem to solve challenging problems, and to connect with others in the community as the host of multiple podcasts.

Matt Dancho

Matt Dancho

We will be joined by Matt Dancho, Founder at Business Science. Helping data scientists and aspiring data scientists grow their careers.



Helping data science leaders grow together

We’ve built a group of data scientists that celebrate what it means to be a leader. We prioritize representation from all different industries, genders, ethnicities, backgrounds, and years of experience.

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been in the data science game — your title, background, or education either.

What does matter is that you’re passionate about learning, celebrating diverse perspectives, and raising the bar for what it means to be a data scientist.

So join with an open mind, an appetite to learn, and if you’re up to the challenge, something to contribute to your fellow data scientists.

When you grow, we grow.
Hope to see you there!

What happens in a Data Science Hangout?

Each week, host Rachael Dempsey invites an accomplished data science leader to talk about their experience and answer questions from the audience.

The discussion focuses mainly on the human elements of data science leadership. There’s no sales or marketing fluff, just great insights from inspiring professionals.

Featured speakers

Interested in leading a Data Science Hangout?
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