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Ed Buban

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Toronto Chapter Meetup: Data Trends in 2019

On January 16th, our Toronto chapter launched its first meetup of the year, gathering over 100 members to join the panel discussion on Data Trends of 2019. We were thrilled to have Nicole Brouillard (Chief Information Officer at Aviva), Katrin Shechtman (Head of Architecture at Thomson Reuters), Jan Kestle (President of Environics Analytics) and Janice
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Women in Big Data So Cal Campus-Driven Model: Tips for Starting Your Own Chapter!

By Ilyana “Lily” Salem The Women in Big Data Southern California chapter was begun in cooperation with the Marshall Business School at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. As the first campus-driven WiBD chapter, we’ve learned a lot about how to get a group up and running, and we’d like to share some information
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Women in Big Data Could Offer Valuable Cryptocurrency Services

By Sally Keys (Sally Writes – Being a woman in the technology industry, including the big data sector, can be challenging. Technology and IT remain predominantly male career paths, which can pose obstacles in both networking and career advancement. However, women working in big data have the opportunity to use their position creatively. The
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October 4, 2018 How does Netflix use Data to delight over 130 million global members? Hear women of the Data team talk about different aspects of the data ecosystem, and how culture, technology and innovation enable great storytelling and content. The session was moderated by Chicago Women in Big Data founder Kim Weisensee Brown, and introduced
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