Whether you are a recent math or science graduate, a working professional in operations, business intelligence, or marketing and communications, or simply interested in advancing your career, this info session will empower you to explore the in-demand field of big data. Attend a virtual info session to learn how you can kickstart your career in data science.
In this session, we'll:
- Discuss the current data market and how data-driven decision-making is being adopted across a wide variety of industries and organizations.
- Highlight the most common careers in data.
- Identify the top skills you need to successfully grow.
- Share how to establish your data science career.
You'll also learn how our Data Science certificate program can help you expand your knowledge of advanced statistical modelling, machine learning, and big data tools.
Your info session speaker
Larry Simon, Data Science Certificate Lead
Larry Simon is an entrepreneur, management consultant, and angel investor, specializing in IT strategy and data analytics. He is the founder and a Managing Director of Inflection group and has over 30 years of experience advising startups, global corporations, and government institutions.
Simon was previously a Partner with Ernst & Young Consulting, their CTO and National Director of their strategy and delivery centres. He has also served on the faculty of the Rotman School of Management, as the Head Judge of the Canadian Information Productivity Awards (CIPA), and as a Councillor of the Institute of Certified Management Consultants of Ontario. Simon holds an MBA from the University of Toronto and a B.Math (Computer Science) from the University of Waterloo.