Data Science: The Path to the C-Suite

In this special guest feature, Gideon Mann, Head of Data Science at Bloomberg, sets the stage for a new wave of data scientist CEOs. This structural shift may not be for reasons you think. Gideon is the Head of Data Science at Bloomberg, guiding the strategic direction for machine learning, natural language processing, and search on the core terminal. He is part of the leadership team for the Office of the CTO. He joined Bloomberg from Google Research. At Google, in addition to academic research, his team built the core middle-ware libraries for small-to-medium sized machine learning, and publicly released the Google Prediction API, Smart Auto-Fill for Sheets, and coLaboratory (open-sourced as part of iPython / Project Jupyter). Mann graduated Brown University in 1999 and subsequently received a Ph.D. from The…


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