News February 10th 2017

The data scientist, the new king of the world

They have graduated of Normale Sup ', X or Supélec, they are engineers and have done a thesis in math or physics, they have followed the Master Data from Télécom ParisTech or HEC's Business Analytics course.

The best ones, at the exit, have a salary to six figures, and the others, who start around 60,000 euros annually, will claim the following year. In the past, these geniuses of equations joined the masters of Nicole El Karoui and became "quant", that is to say specialists of sophisticated financial securities or traders in the markets, big bonuses to the key. Now they are making a fortune as data scientists.

Their Grail? Companies such as Ekimetrics, an european leader in modeling and big data, a start-up created by a handful of "polytechnists" in 2006, now with 140 consultants, with offices in Paris, London, Hong Kong or New York.

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Thought Leadership June 19th 2019

How to combine business approaches, advanced statistics, and technology?

It is sometimes difficult to create a link between highly sophisticated statistical approaches and business reality. The transformation of data into value is an art that needs to combine three different pillars: business understanding, advanced statistics and technology. This triangular approach needs to be adopted by all machine learning projects.