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Tips and Perspective on Starting Your Data Science Career

Justin Clifford Smith on November 5, 2020

Data Science is a broad field with numerous core competencies and specializations. In this talk, Justin explores some of necessary skills for transitioning from learning data science to doing data science in an R&D setting, in both government and private industry.

Justin Clifford Smith is a Senior Data Scientist at Optum where he works in Risk and Quality Decision Intelligence. He works on making healthcare more efficient using NLP and ML. Prior to Optum he was a AAAS Science and Technology Fellow and Data Scientist at the US Census Bureau.