A day in the life of… a Chief Data Scientist in ad fraud protection

July 2016 at Econsultancy has been #datamonth, so it feels fitting to feature a chief data scientist in our ‘day in the life’ feature. Mike Andrews is CTO and Chief Scientist at Forensiq, a company that helps combat ad fraud. N.B. If you’re looking for a new challenge in digital our jobs board lists hundreds of open positions, and you can benchmark your own digital knowledge using our Digital Skills Index. Please describe your job: What do you do? We work to detect fraudulent activity within the advertising ecosystem.  As CTO and Chief Scientist, I set scientific and technical directions for the organisation, mentor teammates, develop algorithms to keep ahead of fraudsters, set up systems for processing data, and hire awesome people! Whereabouts do you sit within the organisation? Who do…


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