Talk Data To Me: Learning Resources and Books for Data Analysts and Scientists | SGInnovate
June 6
2018

Location

32 Carpenter Street
Singapore 059911

Talk Data To Me: Learning Resources and Books for Data Analysts and Scientists

Organised by General Assembly. Partnered with SGInnovate

At this event, we host thought-leaders from the data community to discuss the possibilities that data brings to life. They’ll cover the best resources to start with data science and how to stay up to date.
Why It Matters:According to a Forbes article, “2017 will be the year big data goes mainstream … whether gathering data on the front end or making big decisions in the C-Suite, every single person in your organization must buy into the value [data] analytics brings”.

Data is everywhere, and it affects not only how we run our businesses, but how we live as individuals. Understanding the ways you can leverage data in your personal and professional life can help you find key insights, make smarter decisions, and elevate your career.

Agenda:

  • Check-in & Networking 6:30 - 7:00 pm
  • Panel/Lighting Talks 7:00 - 7:45 pm
  • Q&A and Networking 7:45 - 8:30 pm

Takeaways:
Learn how you can leverage data in your role — no matter the industry. Our expert panel will cover real-world scenarios in which data has driven business success, discuss how data can be a powerful weapon for problem-solving, and share their insights on exciting career opportunities in data.

Pre-requisites & Preparation:
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About the Instructors:

Stephen Tracy

Stephen Tracy, Managing Director SE Asia, YouGov

Stephen is an award winning analytics and research practitioner, analytics evangelist, blogger, teacher, and all around designer of things made with data. He has more than ten years’ experience working in the field of digital analytics, primary research and data visualization. As the Head of Singapore, Indonesia and Malaysia at YouGov, he is charged with overseeing the research and commercial teams, as well as driving growth through both operational and product innovation. Prior to joining the team at YouGov Stephen spent most of his career building analytics teams and capabilities at digital agencies, including MRM/McCann (IPG), WE Communications and SapientNitro (Publicis). 

Stephen has a deep passion for teaching. He has served as an instructor with the Singapore Civil Service College and General Assembly, he frequently guest lectures at the National University of Singapore (NUS), and regularly speaks at industry events. During his spare time he also maintains a personal blog where he writes about business analytics, storytelling and data visualization at analythical.com.

Mrinal Daryani

Mrinal Daryani, Senior Product Consultant, Tableau Software

Mrinal has helped over a hundred clients across APAC adopt Tableau & scale it across the organization. If he's not playing with data, he's encouraging people to play with data. Prior to joining Tableau, he completed strategy consulting projects for the social sector.

Yoann Fol

Yoann Fol, CEO - Data Scientist, Dathappy

Yoann is a Digital enthusiast, human believer, nature lover and entrepreneur. He truly believes Data can help us to create good things!

After obtaining Sociology & Data Science diplomas, he has been 2 years a Big Data & Analytics consultant in France with missions on churn analytics for insurance, energy consumption forecasts for the national train company and others. He was, at the same time, a teaching assistant at Lyon 2 University providing descriptive statistics courses.

He then joined Solvay in Singapore, being the first Data Scientist of this chemical manufacturing MNC with 30k employees. From awareness to project realisation for all internal businesses & domains (industrial, research, sales, HR, etc.), he learned how to address Data innovation from the inside.
At the end of the 2 years contract, he decided to go for new adventures and created Dathappy, a Data Science consulting firm helping businesses in their Digital transformation. Dathappy has a social mission: make sure that no one is left behind. To realize that, B Corps, social enterprises, NGO and non-profit are a special target. In the meanwhile, partnerships with schools are built to help the reskilling and upskilling in coding & Data for all.

Glenn Low

Glenn Low, Senior Strategist, Google

Topics: Data Science / Data Analytics

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