AnalyticsWeek Leadership Podcast with Eloy Sasot, News Corp

October 14, 2016

In this session, Eloy Sasot, Head of Analytics, NewsCorp, sat with Vishal Kumar, CEO AnalyticsWeek and shared his journey as an analytics executive, best practices, hacks for upcoming executives, and some challenges/opportunities she’s observing as a Chief Analytics Officer.

Timeline:

0:29 Eloy’s journey.
4:43 Why work in a publishing house?
7:16 Non-tech industry doing tech stuff.
10:18 Tips for a small business to get started with data science.
13:46 Creating a culture of data science in a company.
17:23 Convincing leaders towards data science.
22:05 Initial days for a leader in creating a data science practice.
27:20 Putting together a data science team.
29:18 Choosing the right tool.
33:00 Keep oneself tool agnostic.
35:20 CDO, CAO, and CTO.
38:58 Defining a data scientist at News Corp.
42:12 Future of data analytics.
46:37 Blaming everything on Big Data.

Podcast Link:
iTunes: http://math.im/itunes
GooglePlay: http://math.im/gplay

Here’s Eloy’s Bio:
Eloy is the CAO at News Corp, a worldwide network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services, such as The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, New York Post, The Times, The Sun, The Australian, HarperCollins, Move, Storyful and Unruly

Prior to this, Eloy led Pricing, Data Science and Data Analytics for HarperCollins Publishers, the second-largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries, nearly 200 years of history, and more than 65 unique imprints. Since joining HarperCollins in 2011, Eloy pioneered the creation and development of the pricing function, first in the UK, and then its extension to an international scale for the global company. He worked with his teams and each division around the world to drive data-driven decision-making, with a particular focus on Pricing. Besides his global role, he was Board Level Director of HarperCollins UK.

He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master’s in Mathematical Engineering from INSA Toulouse.

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The podcast is sponsored by:
TAO.ai(https://tao.ai), Artificial Intelligence Driven Career Coach

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