In this podcast, John T Langton, Director of Applied Data Science, sat with Vishal, President AnalyticsWeek, and discussed his data analytics journey. He shared his insights, from his startup days to running a data science group within a big enterprise.
0:28 John’s journey.
13:28 John’s current role.
17:06 Succeeding as a data scientist in different organizations.
26:47 Challenges in putting together a data science company.
38:36 Hacks to selling innovative ideas to clients and customers.
47:20 Defining a good data science hire.
51:50 Maturity level of enterprise AI.
1:00:00 Closing remarks.
John’s Recommended Read:
Designing Agentive Technology: AI That Works for People Paperback http://amzn.to/2ySDHGp
John Langton is Director of Applied Data Science at Wolters Kluwer. He was previously worked as Director of Data Science at athenahealth, CEO of VisiTrend, a visual analytics company that was acquired by Carbon Black in 2015. He has a Ph.D. in computer science and an extensive background in AI, machine learning, big data analytics, and visualization. Prior to founding VisiTrend, John was Principal Investigator (PI) on several DoD projects at Charles River Analytics (CRA). He has taught classes at Brandeis University and has several peer-reviewed publications.
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