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Welcome to the Analytics and Data Science Pulse Podcast. Host Richard Downes is a Specialist headhunter within these areas and brings you career advice from industry experts to help with the decisions you make when it comes to your chosen career.

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Welcome to the Analytics and Data Science Pulse Podcast. Host Richard Downes is a Specialist headhunter within these areas and brings you career advice from industry experts to help with the decisions you make when it comes to your chosen career.

    Analytics And Data Science Pulse - #018. Q&A with JT Kostman, PhD

    Analytics And Data Science Pulse - #018. Q&A with JT Kostman, PhD

    In this, episode 18 of the Analytics and Data Science Pulse Podcast, I was privileged to have the opportunity to speak with the one and only JT Kostman, PhD. I have been connected with JT for some time on LinkedIn, and I cannot thank him enough for his generosity in taking the time to speak with me and in turn, sharing that discussion with you. As you will hear in this episode, JT has the unique profile of someone with a background in Psychology, Mathematics, and Data Science. He has hunted terrorists for the U.S. intelligence agencies, tracked criminal networks for the FBI, advised the Department of Defense on analytic strategies and led social media analysis for the 2012 Obama campaign. In the corporate sector, he served as Chief Data Officer and member of the Executive Committee for Time Inc. and as Chief Data Scientist for Samsung.
    I cannot overstate how interesting I found this chat, and I hope you, the listeners, get as much enjoyment out of listening to it as much I did making it!

    • 57 min
    Analytics And Data Science Pulse - #017. Q&A with Erik Dahlberg of Modulai in Stockholm

    Analytics And Data Science Pulse - #017. Q&A with Erik Dahlberg of Modulai in Stockholm

    In this episode and the first of 2020, I was joined by Co-founder of Modulai in Stockholm, Erik Dahlberg. Modulai is an agency/consultancy focused on solving their client's problems through the application of Machine Learning. Erik is someone who was with Klarna as a Data Scientist for over six years before going out on his own with his colleagues. This one will undoubtedly offer a great deal of value for those people considering taking the same route. Thank you Erik!

    • 45 min
    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #016. Q&A with Kjetil Åmdal-Sævik of Kolonial.no in Oslo

    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #016. Q&A with Kjetil Åmdal-Sævik of Kolonial.no in Oslo

    On this episode, I am joined by Kjetil Amdal Saevik who is Data Science Lead at Norway’s leading online grocery company, Kolonial.no. Kjetil has previously held Data Science positions at Elkjop Nordic who are part of Dixons Carphone Warehouse and has worked for Consultancies such as Capgemini and PwC.

    • 44 min
    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #015. Q&A with Fredrik Olsson of RISE in Stockholm

    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #015. Q&A with Fredrik Olsson of RISE in Stockholm

    In this week's episode, I was joined by former Chief Data Officer and Partner of Text Analytics company Gavagai and now of RISE (Research Institutes of Sweden), Fredrik Olsson.
    Fredrik is someone who has an impressive background within the sphere of Language Technology (PhD in Computational Linguistics), and he offers a unique insight as to what life is like when you move from the commercial sector back into research (where he is now). I think that Fredrik is an excellent example of someone who is comfortable with being uncomfortable and is always open to stepping outside of his comfort zone. I always enjoy having a chat with him and thank you for recording this with me Fredrik!

    • 31 min
    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #014. Q&A with Mattias Fras of Nordea

    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #014. Q&A with Mattias Fras of Nordea

    So, Episode #14 and I enjoyed a great call with Mattias Fras who is the Head of Strategy and Acceleration of Nordea in Stockholm. In this one, you will hear how Mattias transitioned from Consulting into the Banking industry and his unique insights on how data-driven professionals can add more value to the departments and companies that they work for. Mattias has several unique attributes that you will hear, have made a significant contribution to getting him to where he is today.

    • 52 min
    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #013. Q&A with Linn Jordet Nygaard of Unacast

    Analytics and Data Science Pulse - #013. Q&A with Linn Jordet Nygaard of Unacast

    Here it is, episode 13 of the Analytics and Data Science Pulse Podcast. I was delighted to be joined by Linn Jordet Nygaard, who is the Head of Data at Unacast in Oslo. Unacast is doing some fascinating work concerning location and map data and has offices in both Oslo and New York. Linn is someone who has a unique perspective on the world of data as a result of having extensive experience as a Management Consultant and for the past two years, in a fast-growing start-up.

    • 39 min

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