The Journey of a Data Generalist: From Bioinformatics to Freelancing

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The Journey of a Data Generalist: From Bioinformatics to Freelancing

Find a niche while staying a generalist and embrace failure - Jekaterina Kokatjuhha

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About this event

Outline:

  • Generalists vs specialists
  • Being an individual contributor, becoming a manager and building a startup
  • Freelancing in data analytics
  • Saying “yes” to risk and embracing failures

About the speaker:

As a freelancer Katja is helping companies bridge the gap between business and data by building actionable analytics and coaching the teams. Before, she gathered very broad experience in startups, entrepreneurship and scale-ups.

Katja was head of analytics at gitti - a d2c beauty brand, tried to found to her own fintech business within Entreprenuer First, as a data scientist at Zalando built real-time machine learning systems for payment fraud prediction and as a bioinformatician worked in different european research centers.

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