When I started my career in data 15 years ago, I could never have envisioned a sexy rebranding of my work with the coining of the term “data scientist,” let alone the immense popularity it’s achieved in recent years.
Widely considered one of the worlds hottest and most sought after positions, data scientists are re-writing what it means to be cool in the modern tech era. There has never been a better time for my fellow nerds. Jobs are overflowing with demand far exceeding supply. The industry has become so hot it’s not uncommon for board members of startups to demand hiring of data scientists early in the product life cycle.
Author: Talia Borodin