Darya Niknamian
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Darya Niknamian

Darya has worked in marketing and communications across a variety of industries including finance, entertainment and non profits. She holds a BSc. from the University of British Columbia, Canada and is passionate about technology and empowering women - she is part of many women focused organizations internationally as a result.

Why India Is A Great Place To Build Your Data Analytics Knowledge
Data Science

If you didn’t already know, let me be the first to break the good news to you: data on the Indian data analytics sector is very encouraging. Today, India’s BI (Business Intelligence) and Data Analytics industry is worth a princely $10 billion and is expected to skyrocket to $26.9 billion

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&Quot;Precision Medicine Is Going To Play A Key Role In The Future Of Healthcare...&Quot; - Interview With Constant Therapy'S Veera Anantha
ConversationsHealthcare

Dr. Veera Anantha is an experienced hands-on tech entrepreneur. He has held executive positions at tech startups and Fortune 100 companies with 2 successful startup exits (Apple and Motorola). Veera has founded and launched several award winning enterprise software and consumer oriented tech products in the past decade. Veera has

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What Recruiters And Hiring Managers Are Looking For In A Data Scientist
ConversationsData Science 101

Lindsey Thorne, Manager of the Open Source & Big Data Practice at Greythorn Lindsey has been in HR and recruiting for more than 12 years, and after narrowing her focus to the open source and data science market in 2012, she’s built a reputation for being the one recruiter “inside”

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&Quot;From My Point Of View, Fintech Won'T Exist As A Stand Alone Industry...&Quot; - Interview With Solarisbanks' Peter Grosskopff
ConversationsFinTech

As CTO, Peter leads the tech team of solarisBank. He’s the former CTO of HitFox Group and software engineering company Zweitag. Peter is experienced in building tech-heavy startups and fintechs.   Tell us about the mission of SolarisBank  and why you chose Berlin as your headquarters? We’re offering a horizontally-integrated

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&Quot;Spark Has The Potential To Be As Transformational In The Computing Landscape As The Emergence Of Linux...&Quot; - Interview With Levyx'S Reza Sadri
Conversations

Reza Sadri is the CEO of Levyx, the creators of high-performance processing technology for big-data applications. Prior to Levyx, Sadri was the CTO for software at sTec, which was acquired by Western Digital Corporation in 2013.   What is the potential of Spark? How far is the market from realizing

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&Quot;The Application Of Informatics Will Continue To Grow With Access To More Data And Technology, Enhancing Human Health Innovation...&Quot; - Interview With Vium'S Joe Betts-Lacroix
ConversationsHealthcare

Joe Betts-Lacroix is the CTO and Co-Founder of Vium. He is a proven entrepreneur and as an inventor holds over 80 granted and pending patents in fields ranging from biophysics and safety systems to antennas, thermal systems, user interfaces and analog electronics. He was the primary technical founder of OQO

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&Quot;Hadoop Practitioners Alike Should Rejoice In The Rise Of Spark...&Quot;- Interview With Altiscale'S Mike Maciag
Conversations

Mike Maciag is the COO of Altiscale. Prior to Altiscale, he served as the president and CEO for DevOps leader Electric Cloud, where he grew the revenue from zero to tens of millions while building a worldwide presence and signing hundreds of blue-chip customers. Mike holds an MBA from Northwestern

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Behind The Scenes Of Dataconomy: Meet Ioana!
Conversations

Ioana-Andreea Grapa Events Manager Originally from Romania (the first nation to have a happy graveyard)  Calling herself a Berliner for just over a year Appreciates a good glass of red wine :) What brought you to Dataconomy in the first place? First of all, it was my passion for events.

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&Quot;But Those Skills For Using Data To Listen Deeply Have Proved Invaluable In My Career&Quot; - Interview With Looker'S Daniel Mintz
Conversations

Daniel Mintz is the Chief Data Evangelist at Looker. Previously, he was Head of Data & Analytics at fast-growing media startup Upworthy and before that he was Director of Analytics at political powerhouse MoveOn.org. Throughout his career, Daniel has focused on how people interact with data in their everyday lives and

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Cockroaches, Bees, Crickets And Big Data May Just Save Lives
Data Science

Since the 1700’s people have been studying insects and in the past decade, more research has been popping up on how insects are used in data science applications – and frankly, it’s pretty cool. From creating an alternative food source to city planning,insects and data go hand in hand in

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