Accounting for Bias in Data Analytics: An Interview with Lauren S. Moores, Part 3

Lauren S. Moores, Head of Data Sciences InnovationLauren S. Moores, a.k.a. “the Data Queen,” is Head of Data Sciences Innovation for FL65 and Invaio Sciences, two companies launched by Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital and private equity firm dedicated to creating breakthroughs in human health and sustainability and build life sciences companies. She is also Chair of the Data Advisory Board for USA for UNHCR, a non-profit organization supporting the UN Refugee Agency, and a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Business Analytics Program. We spoke to Lauren about building data science systems for companies of all sizes, ensuring those platforms maintain high data quality, and accounting for bias in data analytics. (Read Part 1 of our interview here and Part 2 of our interview here.)

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Data Coverage and Other Pillars of Data Science: An Interview with Gordon Wong, Part 2

Data scientist Gordon WongGordon Wong has been working with data since the early 90’s. His accomplishments include building Fitbit’s data analytics platform from the ground up and serving as HubSpot’s VP of Business Intelligence. He has also worked or consulted for leading brands such as ezCater, edX, and ZipCar. In all his engagements, Gordon focuses on repeatable processes, continuous insights, and team building. In Part 2 of our interview, we spoke to Gordon about data coverage and other pillars of data science, and the importance of testing for data quality. You can read Part 1 of our interview here.

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Different Roles in Data Science: An Interview with Lauren S. Moores, Part 2

Lauren S. Moores, Head of Data Sciences InnovationLauren S. Moores, a.k.a. “the Data Queen,” is Head of Data Sciences Innovation for FL65 and Invaio Sciences, two companies launched by Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital and private equity firm dedicated to creating breakthroughs in human health and sustainability and build life sciences companies. She is also Chair of the Data Advisory Board for USA for UNHCR, a non-profit organization supporting the UN Refugee Agency, and a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Business Analytics Program. We spoke to Lauren about building data science systems for companies of all sizes, ensuring those platforms maintain high data quality, and different roles in data science for engineers and subject matter experts. (Read Part 1 of our interview here.)

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Continuous Analysis, Continuous Insights, and Data Quality: An Interview with Gordon Wong, Part 1

Data scientist Gordon WongGordon Wong has been working with data since the early 90’s. His accomplishments include building Fitbit’s data analytics platform from the ground up and serving as HubSpot’s VP of Business Intelligence. He has also worked or consulted for leading brands such as ezCater, edX, and ZipCar. In all his engagements, Gordon focuses on repeatable processes, continuous insights, and team building. We spoke to him about data science, the surprising staying power of SQL, and data quality.

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Building Data Science Systems: An Interview with Lauren S. Moores, Part 1

Lauren S. Moores, Head of Data Sciences InnovationLauren S. Moores, a.k.a. “the Data Queen,” is Head of Data Sciences Innovation for FL65 and Invaio Sciences, two companies launched by Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital and private equity firm dedicated to creating breakthroughs in human health and sustainability and build life sciences companies. She is also Chair of the Data Advisory Board for USA for UNHCR, a non-profit organization supporting the UN Refugee Agency, and a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Business Analytics Program. We spoke to Lauren about building data science systems for companies of all sizes and ensuring those platforms maintain high data quality.

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