22 episodes

A deep dive into data scientists' day-to-day work, tools and models they use, how they tackle problems, and their career journeys. This podcast helps you grow a successful career in data science. Listening to an episode is like having lunch with an experienced mentor. Guests are data science practitioners from various industries, AI researchers, economists, and CTOs of AI companies. This is hosted by Daliana Liu, senior data scientist. Follow Daliana on Twitter(https://twitter.com/DalianaLiu) for more updates on data science, career, and this podcast.

The Data Scientist Show Daliana Liu

    • Technology
    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

A deep dive into data scientists' day-to-day work, tools and models they use, how they tackle problems, and their career journeys. This podcast helps you grow a successful career in data science. Listening to an episode is like having lunch with an experienced mentor. Guests are data science practitioners from various industries, AI researchers, economists, and CTOs of AI companies. This is hosted by Daliana Liu, senior data scientist. Follow Daliana on Twitter(https://twitter.com/DalianaLiu) for more updates on data science, career, and this podcast.

    Data-driven sales strategies, sales metrics, how to collaborate with business leaders with Dennis Yu - The Data Scientist Show #022

    Data-driven sales strategies, sales metrics, how to collaborate with business leaders with Dennis Yu - The Data Scientist Show #022

    Dennis Yu is a Revenue and Strategy Leader, currently he is the Merchant Success Team Lead at Shopify, he’s on the advisory board of USC startup accelerator, and he is also leading Talent and Professional Development for Asian ERG at Shopify.

    Today we’ll talk about what business leaders look for in data science projects and his career journey.


    Sales metrics: LTV GMV band, etc
    Example of how he would grow sales revenue
    How to tell the stories with data
    How data scientists and business leaders should collaborate

    His career journey
    How growing up as an Asian American shaped his perspectives



    Dennis's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dennisyyu/

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Economic thinking and a must-listen mini MBA for data scientists with Airbnb VP and Wharton Professor, Amit Gandhi - The Data Scientist Show#021

    Economic thinking and a must-listen mini MBA for data scientists with Airbnb VP and Wharton Professor, Amit Gandhi - The Data Scientist Show#021

    Amit Gandhi is a technical fellow and VP at Airbnb. He is a professor in economics at the Wharton School in the University of Pennsylvania. He gave as a master class on economic thinking and a mini-MBA tailored for data scientists. We also talk about his career journey, decision-making, machine learning, economics, and his advice to data scientists, make sure you stick to the end. Please give this podcast a 5-star review if you find it helpful, thank you!

    His Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amitgandhiecon/

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Translating ML model’s output into financial impact, fraud detection, financial modeling at Google, interview preparation with Dan Lee - The Data Scientist Show #020

    Translating ML model’s output into financial impact, fraud detection, financial modeling at Google, interview preparation with Dan Lee - The Data Scientist Show #020

    Dan Lee is the an ex-Google data scientist turned founder of DataInterview - an interview prep platform for data scientist. We talked about how to translate model results into dollar amount, fraud detection models, quantitative thinking, data storytelling, best practices in exploratory data analysis (EDA), and interview prep tips.

    His Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/danleedata/

    Interview Prep: https://dataInterview.com

    Follow Daliana Liu on Twitter @DalianaLiu for more updates. Give this show a 5-star review if you enjoy it! 

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Unlocking the power of emotional intelligence for your career success, how to handle toxic relationships and how to regulate negative emotions with Marc Brackett - The Data Scientist Show #019

    Unlocking the power of emotional intelligence for your career success, how to handle toxic relationships and how to regulate negative emotions with Marc Brackett - The Data Scientist Show #019

    Marc is a Yale Professor and the founding director of Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. He wrote the best selling book “Permission to Feel”. Today we’ll talk about how we can use emotional intelligence to empower our careers:


    how to regulate negative emotions
    how to deal with toxic relationships at work
    how to influence big stakeholders

    Follow Daliana on Twitter @DalianaLiu for more updates about the show and career talks. Leave a 5-star review if you enjoy it! 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The ultimate data science interview landscape, three shifts in DS job search, common mistakes in interviews with Andrew Berry The Data Scientist Show #018

    The ultimate data science interview landscape, three shifts in DS job search, common mistakes in interviews with Andrew Berry The Data Scientist Show #018

    Andrew Berry is a data science educator at Lighthouse Labs. He has worked with over 100+ students from various backgrounds trying to transition into data science. He teaches data science, coaches aspiring data scientists, and design courses.

    We talked about the shift in data science interviews, how to tackle coding interviews, future of job search, how to build your portfolio, interviews tips for big companies vs small companies, behavioral interviews vs technical interviews, how to write cold emails and more.

    Andrew's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/berrya/

    • 1 hr 49 min
    From unemployed to chief data scientist of multiple startups, machine learning prototyping, how to read people, overcoming life struggles with Matt Kirk, the data scientist show #017

    From unemployed to chief data scientist of multiple startups, machine learning prototyping, how to read people, overcoming life struggles with Matt Kirk, the data scientist show #017

    Matt Kirk is Daliana's mentor, so it's a very special episode! Matt has been many things in his life: data scientist, software engineer, research analyst (quant), a founder, a c-level executive, and so on.  We talked about Matt’s unique career adventure, machine learning solutions he built for startups, how to read people and influence stakeholders, how to understand yourself, how to be productive and how he overcome his life struggles.

    You can reach out to him: matt[at]matthewkirk[dot]com

    • 2 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

👋 Tim West 🤔 ,

Terrific guests and content!

Daliana has a great interview style, allowing the guests plenty of space to tell their story, while also providing her insights along the way. These episodes give content relevant to much more than just data science, with terrific subjects applicable to anyone working in technology. Keep up the great work!

Logankilpatrick ,

Excellent insight into data science

Amazing speakers, content, and questions! Worth listening too.

braminc ,

Good DS Content

This is a favorite new DS podcast of mine. Hearing directly from ML practitioners across the biggest tech companies today is a great way to understand the real life of a data scientist and real world applications of ML. Daliana is awesome - For anyone interested in data science/ML/stats, I definitely recommend adding this to your Podcast rotation.

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