Kobi Abayomi | Adjusting Metrics Across the Business
We were recently joined by Kobi Abayomi, Sr VP of Data Science & Analytics at Warner Music Group.
Here are a few snippets from our conversation:
1:19 – Start of session
3:42 – Example of using data science in the music industry
6:32 – Data science compared to data analysis: going from analysis to research
9:35 – Data science and data engineering, what comes first?
11:42 – How did you become a Bayesian shop?
17:05 – Productionalized visualizations being outside of data science
18:45 – How do you explain quantitative concepts to others across the business
26:12 – When the metrics used by the business aren’t what they should be
30:39 – How algorithms will (or won’t) impact music
39:59 – Gathering data from the business
41:33 – Becoming a leader, your team is a gift
A few resources mentioned by Kobi:
Illustration of every genre of music that came up: everynoise.com
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