Catch Srinidhi Shama Rao, Senior Partner at TheMathCompany, in conversation with Anindo Chakraborty, Director, North America Zone Sales Analytics at Growth Analytics Center, Anheuser Busch InBev. Anindo has had an illustrious career of 19 years in the analytics industry, starting with GE, moving to Target, where he worked on many interesting, high-impact projects, and then transitioning to his current role as Director at Anheuser Busch InBev. In this podcast session, Srinidhi Shama Rao and Anindo Chakraborty address a range of topics pertinent to the changing landscape of the data science industry. They also spill the beans on must-have skillsets for aspiring data scientists and analytics managers in order to pursue a successful career in this field. If you are an aspiring analytics leader, looking forward to stay on the top of your game – listen with a keen ear, because Anindo Chakraborty has some valuable tips to share.
0.00 to 0:37s – Sneak-peek
0:37s to 01:34s – Introduction
1:34s – Q1: What do you think differentiates successful analytics teams from others?
6:01s – Q2: What kind of skills do you look for when you hire people for these teams? What are the skills that are needed during the time of hiring, which ones can be learnt after?
9:33s – Q3: What do you think is the best way to inculcate domain knowledge in these teams?
12:48s – Q4: How do you look for the right team structure?
15: 06s – Q5: You have been one of the most successful analytics leaders in the industry today, across organizations. How do you perceive your role as a leader – what traits set you apart from your peers?
18:42s – Q6: Today, Data Science and analytics as a market is exploding and lots of great talent are looking forward to working in the field. What is your advice to young, aspiring data scientists?
21:52s – Q7: Many good data scientists are grooming themselves to become analytics managers and senior managers. What kind of attitude and skillset should one develop to become successful analytics leaders in the future?