Webinar: Data Science vs. Data Engineering - Can you really separate them?

Online 10-10-2020 01:00 PM to 10-10-2020 02:30 PM
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Webinar Recording

About the Webinar:

Are you interested in the booming field of Data Sciences? Confused by which career option to pursue - data science or data engineering? Or maybe you simply want to understand the difference between these two vast fields.

This webinar is for you!

Most aspirants in the data science field want to land the coveted role of a “Data Scientist”. But did you know that tech giants such as Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, etc are hiring Data Engineers like never before to process the massive amount of data they are gathering!

Surprising, isn’t it? On second thought, not really. After all, “A data scientist is only as good as the data he/she has access to.”

This webinar is a great opportunity for you to hear from eminent industry experts who have seen both the data science and data engineering industries up close. Hear and learn from Kunal Jain (Founder & CEO, Analytics Vidhya), Ujjyaini Mitra (Head of Data for Zee5), K. Sankaran (Director, Data Science, LatentView Analytics) and Sachin Arora (Partner and Head of Lighthouse KMPG in India), as they draw upon their experience to help you navigate through these questions. See you at the webinar! 


Topic - Data Science vs. Data Engineering - Can you really separate them?

  • Introduction

  • The spectrum of Data Professions

  • Data Science Vs Data Engineering

    • Roles

    • Responsibilities

    • Applications and Impact

    • Skills

  • What is right for you now "Data Science OR Data Engineering"?

  • QnA

Who Should Attend this Session?

  • All data professionals & enthusiasts

  • Data Analysts

  • Aspiring Data Scientists/Data Engineers

  • Students


Kunal Jain 

Founder & CEO, Analytics Vidhya

Kunal is the Founder of Analytics Vidhya. Analytics Vidhya is one of the largest Data Science community across the globe. Kunal is a data science evangelist and has a passion for teaching practical machine learning and data science. Before starting Analytics Vidhya, Kunal had worked in Analytics and Data Science for more than 12 years across various geographies and companies like Capital One and Aviva Life Insurance. He has worked with several clients and helped them build their data science capabilities from scratch.

Ujjyaini Mitra

Head of Data, Zee5

Top 50 Most Influential Women 2020 in Media, Marketing and Advertising by Impact. Ujjyaini is currently heading Data & AI solutions, driving data led decision making & AI solutions of Zee5, the newest and fastest growing OTT platform of India. She has 12.5 years of rich leadership experience in establishing Data as a Culture at large organizations.

Sachin Arora

Partner and Head of Lighthouse (Analytics, AI & Data)

KPMG in India

Sachin brings over 18 years of experience in Analytics & Big Data Technologies. He has worked on strategizing Big Data roadmaps for large Indian enterprises, helping transform them into data-centric and efficient organizations. He is a thought leader on social, mobile, analytics and cloud

Karthikeyan Sankaran

Director, Data Science, LatentView Analytics

Karthikeyan Sankaran (Karthik) has over 20+ years of experience in the software industry with specific focus on Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics. He is a passionate data science practitioner with the ability to effectively use technology to solve business problems. Currently in his role at Latentview Analytics, he works at the intersection of Business, Data, Math and Technology to answer business questions using an approach that is simple, pragmatic & effective. Karthik has spoken at many conferences, conducted data science bootcamps and is a regular guest lecturer in campuses. Karthik finished his engineering at IIT Madras and is an MBA from IIM Calcutta.



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