Computer World’s Jaikumar Vijayan recently profiled us:
But even with such skills, some additional prep work is generally needed to handle such a job in private industry. The Data Incubator, a New York-based startup with funding from Cornell Tech, aims to do just that by offering a six-week bootcamp with programs designed to prepare science and engineering PhDs for careers as data scientists and quants.
The program is the brainchild of Michael Li, a former data scientist at Foursquare and a PhD in computational and applied mathematics from Princeton University, who used his experience transitioning from academia to private industry to design the program. The bootcamp will focus on helping academics sharpen their programming, communications and business skills.
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