12-01, 15:00–16:00 (UTC), Community Events & Sponsor Sessions
Executives at PyData is a facilitated discussion session for leaders on the challenges around designing and delivering successful projects, organizational communication, product management and design, hiring, and team growth.
This 2-hour discussion session will answer a set of critical questions in the first hour and then we’ll switch to an open discussion with invited guest Douglas Squirrel for our second hour.
The recording of the sessions will be public (just like all the conference videos).
A write-up of the key points, tools and processes will be made available after the conference to all attendees, this will be a valuable take-from from the conference for all attendees.
Organized by Ian Ozsvald (London) and Lauren Oldja (New York).
Douglas Squirrel – coach and consultant to tech teams, helping make tech teams insanely profitable since 2001
Ian Ozsvald – Chief Data Scientist, strategic advisor to data science teams, co-founder of the PyDataLondon meetup and conference series, author of the Successful Data Science Projects course and PyData conference talks, author of O’Reilly’s High-Performance Python (2nd ed)
Lauren Oldja – PyData NYC Executive Chair, Principal Data Scientist, experienced manager of multi-stakeholder, multi-country technical projects
Previous knowledge expected
Ian is a Chief Data Scientist, has helped co-organise the annual PyDataLondon conference raising $100k+ annually for the open source movement along with the associated 11,000+ member monthly meetup.
Using data science he's helped clients find $2M in recoverable fraud, created the core IP which opened funding rounds for automated recruitment start-ups and diagnosed how major media companies can better supply recommendations to viewers. He gives conference talks internationally often as keynote speaker and is the author of the bestselling O'Reilly book High Performance Python (2nd edition). He has over 20 years of experience as a senior data science leader, trainer and team coach. For fun he's walked by his high-energy Springer Spaniel, surfs the Cornish coast and drinks fine coffee. Past talks and articles can be found at:
Lauren is a Principal Data Scientist at the social good software company Bonterra, working primarily on political and not-profit fundraising business lines.
Lauren is also a frequent NumFOCUS volunteer. She is the Inaugural Chair of the NumFOCUS Champions Circle, a volunteer-led committee focused on generating leads and informing fundraising strategy for NumFOCUS. This is also Lauren's time as Executive Conference Chair for PyData NYC, having also Chaired the previous two events in 2018 and 2019
Coach and consultant to tech teams, helping make tech teams insanely profitable since 2001