The Importance, or Lack Thereof, of Data Scientists Understanding the Business

As data scientists’ role in financial services increases, panelists at this year’s North American Trading Architecture Summit define what a data scientist is and debate what characteristics are vital to the role. It started, as most great debates do, with a simple question. “What is a data scientist?” The question was posed by moderator Neeraj Hegde, a quantitative trading architect at Paris-based Societe Generale, during a panel looking at algorithms and analytics at the North American Trading Architecture Summit in New York. Gary Bhattacharjee, executive director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management,…


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