DataHour: Data Science Career - Myths vs Truths

Online 25-01-2023 08:30 PM to 25-01-2023 09:30 PM
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About the DataHour:

Ten years ago, there was a Harvard article published with a title: “Data Scientist- Sexiest Job of 21st century “. It gained so much popularity and attention. The Data Scientist title was fresh and newly coined. The big data industry was growing, the use of AI and ML by companies was picking up, thus creating more jobs in Data Science.

Fast forward today, a decade later, does the sexiest title still hold true ? 

It is now debatable. There has been so much hype and mis -conceptions which ultimately has led to many wrong career decisions. Nirmal has performed more than 600 mentoring sessions on Data Science careers. One common thing from all sessions is the confusion of the long term career path in Data Science.

In this DataHour, Nirmal will bust some of the myths and highlight the truths of Data Science Domain. 

Interest in the Data Science domain.

Who is this DataHour for?

  • Students & Freshers who want to build a career in the Data-tech domain.
  • Working professionals who want to transition to the Data-tech domain.
  • Data science professionals who want to accelerate their career growth


Nirmal Budhathoki

Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft

Nirmal Budhathoki, currently working as a Senior Data Scientist at Microsoft yearning for solving problems that actually impact product strategy and business outcomes. Nirmal believes that Data Science is incomplete without business objectives.

Nirmal has experience working with companies like Vmware, and Wells Fargo, along with the federal government, the department of US Navy. He is also a prior service member, who served in the US Army.

Connect with Nirmal on linkedin.


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