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Data Science Career Path & Progression

Julien Kervizic
Hacking Analytics
Published in
9 min readFeb 10, 2020

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Data Scientist is a new profession, and as such, there isn’t a clearly defined career path made for it. People end up in data science from different backgrounds such as computer sciences, mathematics, economics… Some of which had prior experiences in related professions.

We can look at the career path of a Data Scientist along four main axes, a data axis, an engineering, a business, and a product…

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Julien Kervizic
Hacking Analytics

Living at the interstice of business, data and technology | Head of Data at iptiQ by SwissRe | previously at Facebook, Amazon | julienkervizic@gmail.com