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Future Data Scientists: Who Are They?


The role of data scientist and data analyst has developed and changed markedly in recent years. In his talk, Alastair Moore, Program Director at UCL, explores the various applications for data scientists and analysts in businesses as well as the differences in skills that those positions require. He presents this development in the context of his recent data projects across a variety of sectors.

Alastair Moore
Program Director, UCL

Alastair leads on analytics activity at Mishcon de Reya and maintains an active teaching role in Predictive Analytics at the UCL School of Management. He is a computer scientist with more than 10 years experience in AI/ML, UX, marketplaces, mobile & tech innovation. Alastair was on the founding team of spin-out Satalia.com and Wearepopup.com and also teaches at Peking University, Beijing. He has had several roles supporting innovation in the Faculty of Engineering Sciences at UCL and also helped set up the IDEALondon innovation center at the heart of TechCity with Cisco and EDF Energy. Alastair is interested in creating value from science and developing relationships between commercial partners and academia.



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