Principal Data Scientist at JLG Industries
Dr. Ozlem Yaylaci is a Statistician & Economist with more than 10 years of experience in machine learning, statistical modeling, data analytics and economic forecasting gained through academic and industry settings. Throughout her career, she worked in and led data analytics teams in different stages of development to facilitate data driven decision-making across the businesses. In this talk, Dr. Yaylaci, will share her experience of creating a data science team from ground zero. Dr. Yaylaci has a BSc. In Statistics and MA & PhD in Economics, and currently leads the Global Product Development Data Science Team within JLG Industries.
Watch live: March 8, 2023 | 2:45 – 3:15 pm ET
Building Cross-functional Data Science Teams
An increasing number of organizations are creating data science teams to recognize the potential of their data to boost performance. Since data science is a relatively new field, however, most companies have a hard time integrating their data science teams to the larger organization, and data scientists can find themselves in a lonely corner trying to manage unrealistically high expectations, without proper guidance from the business.
In this talk, we will explore best practices for creating a diverse and cross-functional data science team that can integrate to the business and harness their full potential, to the benefit of the organization.