Women in data science and Big Data

Posted on April 14, 2016

This post highlights the successes of 12 women in the still male-dominated areas data science and Big Data.The women are all based in the United States; it’s unclear whether other countries were examined.

  1. Karen Matthys, Executive Director for external partners at the Stanford Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering.
  2. Jill Dyche, VP SAS Best Practices at SAS Institute
  3. Yanbing Li, VP and GM of Storage and Availability at VMware
  4. Jana Eggers, CEO at Nara Logics
  5. Megan Price, Executive Director at Human Rights Data Analysis Group
  6. Neha Narkhede, Cofounder and CTO at Confluent
  7. Amy O’Connor, Big Data Evangelist at Cloudera
  8. Monica Rogati, Equity Partner, Data Collective at Advisor, Insight Data Science
  9. Jennifer Tour Chayes, Distinguished Scientist and Managing Director at Microsoft Research
  10. Caitlin Smallwood, VP, Science and Algorithms at Netflix
  11. Carrie Grimes, Distinguished Engineer at Google
  12. Kelly Thompson, SVP, Global Category Development and Merchandise Solutions at Wal-Mart eCommerce

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