In this talk, I will share my own experience transitioning from academia to the tech industry, from neuroscience to AI. I will discuss different types of data scientists and their career paths. Half of this talk will be in the Q&A format.
We will discuss:
- PhD career paths
- different types and skills for data scientists
- career path in tech
Ju is a senior machine learning engineer at Spotify on the advertising machine learning team. She received her PhD in Neuroscience from Columbia University. During her PhD, Ju explored various non-academia career paths, including consulting, biotech and data science. Ju is passionate about tech education and empowering women in STEM. .