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A Podcast where we share tips and information for Data analytics career growth. We help you find your data voice and make your impact.

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A Podcast where we share tips and information for Data analytics career growth. We help you find your data voice and make your impact.

    Finding the right data science role for you and making meaningful impact

    Finding the right data science role for you and making meaningful impact

    In this episode we chat to  Merelda Wu. Merelda is a co-founder of Melio.ai and an MLOps Evangelist.
    Having worked on a wide variety of data science projects before embarking on an entrepresuership journey building melio.ai, Merelda has brought to this episode invaluable knowledge on how to carve your own path as a data scientist and aiming to do work that will leave you fulfilled.
    She touches on:
    -        The different skills and competencies that can make one multi-skilled data scientist
    -        The difference between ML Engineer, Data Engineer & Data scientist and where they connect and overlap.
    -        The journey to building a successful AI company in during a pandemic in a volatile economy and to stay focused on your cause.

    Connect with Merelda here:

    Instagram: @mereldawu
    Linkedin: Merelda Wu
    www.merelda.com
    www.melio.ai

    • 38 min
    The power of intentionality in your data career journey & approach.

    The power of intentionality in your data career journey & approach.

    In this episode, we talk about her well thought through journey in Tech, leading to the present day where she is the Data Architect and Data Management Consultant at Accenture in London in the United Kingdom.
     
    Some nuggets you can look forward to in this episode with Sherifat are:
     
    -       How to create a roadmap for your data career and be intentional about building a desirable skillset.
    -       Why the foundational principles of data management and architecture can asset a business for success.
    -       The view from which to view data as a business or a data professional.

    Sherifat also shares tips on how to go about building a well-rounded desirable data skillset and knowledgebase from your first data job to the future.
     

    • 54 min
    Ep 3: Finding your "Data Analytics voice" & Excelling

    Ep 3: Finding your "Data Analytics voice" & Excelling

    In this episode we chat to  Susan Gatura.  Susan is one of Business of Data of Corrinium Global's 30 Under 30: Rising Stars in Data & Analytics. We talk about her journey in the data space and how she found fullfilment in her data analytics career coming from a finance educational background.  

    Susan also shares tips on how to improve your data skills as well your soft skills  to become a well rounded excellent data professional. 

    • 32 min
    A Strategic role in Data analytics

    A Strategic role in Data analytics

    In this episode we chat to  Shahrukh Islam. Shahrukh is one of Business of Data of Corrinium Global's 30 Under 30: Rising Stars in Data & Analytics. We talk about his journey in the data space leading to being the Senior Manager of Strategy, Data & AI  at BMO Financial Group in Toronto Canada. At the time of airing this episode Shahrukh is transitioning to join Amazon and he talks about his new role on this episode. We unpack how he broke into Data analytics  from a chemical engineering  education background and how his background in management consulting plays a part in his data analytics. 

    Sharukh also shares tips on how to the mindedness to adopt to help you navigate relationships at all levels of the organisation, stakeholders and the corporate environment as whole to ensure job satisfaction and growth. 

    • 42 min
    Breaking into Data Science with Daniel Wertheimer

    Breaking into Data Science with Daniel Wertheimer

    In this episode we chat to Daniel Wertheimer. Daniel is one of Business of Data of Corrinium Global's 30 Under 30: Rising Stars in Data & Analytics. We talk about his journey in the data space leading to being the Data Science Lead  at one of South Africa's big banks. We unpack how he broke into Data science from a non-technical work background. 

    Daniel also shares tips on how to up-skill yourself in data science and how to navigate relationships, stakeholders and the corporate environment to ensure job satisfaction and growth. 

    • 51 min

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