Leaving academia to start a data science company: Looking back at our first year

Brock Ferguson
Jun 12, 2017 · 8 min read

Learning what ‘data science’ really means

Learning about the hype around data science

Learning to sell data science consulting

Learning to stay motivated and excited

Looking forward

Brock Ferguson

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Data Scientist, Cognitive Scientist, Full-Stack Web Developer, Entrepreneur & Consultant

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