Andrew Preston

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Andrew Preston

Managing Partner



Andrew Preston has over 25 years of experience in the IT Consulting space, focusing primarily on Data Warehousing and Analytics, and including extensive work with OBIEE and OBIA. He has led a number of large Data Warehouse implementations for multinational companies. Andrew led the efforts to launch the Infosemantics Manila office, and as Managing Partner, he continues to head up the firm’s Asia office, while also leading Analytics efforts in the USA.


So, You want to be a Data Scientist (Or Understand What One Does)!

Event: Virtual Connect 2020, Virtual Connect 2020-Applications
Stream: Emerging Technologies

The Harvard Business Review said that Data Scientist “The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century“. Are you confused as to what is Data Science, if so you are in good company because even among data scientists there is confusion. This talk will provide a basic overview of data science principals, for those wishing to become a data scientist, or just those who wish to understand what a Data Scientist does and how to start down the road to either become a data scientist or enable you to deal with one. We will also cover the data science team, data traps, and why failing can be beneficial.