Data Scientists Don’t Feel Prepared for the Future

In this special guest feature, PK Agarwal, Regional Dean and CEO at Northeastern University-Silicon Valley, discusses the need to train new data scientists, and the value of continuing education for those already employed in the field. Agarwal, an accom­plished exec­u­tive whose dis­tin­guished career in high tech spans the public, pri­vate, and non­profit sec­tors. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechan­ical engi­neering from the Indian Insti­tute of Tech­nology in New Delhi, and two master’s degrees—one in mechan­ical engi­neering from Cal­i­fornia State Uni­ver­sity, Sacra­mento, the other in oper­a­tions research from the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­fornia, Berkeley. Every day we are creating more and more data. From tweets to crime statistics to health care records, all of it adds up to an incredible amount of information for someone to dive into, sort and figure…


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