Behind the scenes of the ‘sexiest job of the 21st century’

Comments Print Keith Bedford/Globe Staff Jeremy Achin, chief executive of DataRobot. This article is part of the upcoming Top Places to Work issue. The names of the companies that made this year’s list will be released online Thursday night. Jeremy Achin remembers the day when his social network started filling up with people calling themselves data scientists. It was late 2012, shortly after Achin launched DataRobot and Harvard Business Review had just published a 3,000-word report under the headline “Data Scientist: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century.” “I saw a lot of people on LinkedIn changing their titles to data scientists — like, rapidly,” Achin says. “But it’s clear that some of these people are not data scientists and can’t actually do the job.” Who could blame them for posing? Data…


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