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NYAS Webinar: Career Paths: What does it take to be a successful Data Scientist?

September 30, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Data science is the systematic study of data to understand patterns and develop models to predict impacts, outcomes and avenues for growth. How is a global food and beverage company leveraging this skill to advance innovations?

Join us for a 60-minute panel discussion with a group of PepsiCo data professionals from R&D, HR and Communications to learn about careers in data science and the exciting and innovative ways PepsiCo is utilizing data to drive its digital transformation. Each of our five panelists has a story to tell about how their careers put them in the hottest field on the planet. They will also discuss their unique career journeys, the skills that have helped them along the way, and the work they oversee at PepsiCo. We are looking forward to a lively and engaging moderated discussion with you, our community, asking great questions.

During this panel, you will learn about:

  • The exciting work that Data Scientists at PepsiCo are responsible for across different functions.
  • Career Paths in Data Science and advice for success in a Data Science career.
  • How is this field evolving and what have we learned so far?
  • How is PepsiCo leveraging Data Science to help understand impact of products and lead the transformation in the digital space?

Panelists: Qi Wang, VP of R&D Data and Digital Solutions, James Yuan, Sr. Director of R&D Data Scientist and Analytics, Ying Li, Global Head of People Analytics, Angela Huang, Sr. Director Digital Communications

Register online for the webinar.

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September 30, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:


Careers - Non-Academic
Focus Area
Prepare For Your Career