Industry Help Needed: Data Scientists

    In looking at compliance officers (from the buy side, sell side, exchanges, and regulators) I saw only one person with a background in data science, machine learning, decision science, statistics or other data analysis discipline.    Granted, my search was wholly unscientific. My college professors in Decision Science at Indiana University would give me poor grades. I simply looked through the background of three dozen LinkedIn compliance officers in my own personal network.Backgrounds observed in my research showed people who entered compliance with either an educational or professional background in the following:• Accounting• Audit• Finance• Legal• Military• Operations• Project Management• Trading     Of all the compliance professionals I surveyed only one had an educational background in Decision Science. And she is no longer working in compliance.In the…


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