AI Mentors E05: Favio Vazquez, Data Scientist and Founder at Ciencia y Datos


Welcome to episode 5 of AI Mentors, the podcast that helps you pave the way for a successful career in the world of Data Science and AI.

Powered by Alldus International the premium AI Workforce Solutions, host Mark Kelly interviews AI Leaders and Data Scientists from around the world about their personal journey to becoming a front-runner in AI. Guests offer practical advice to those interested in becoming a leader in Data Science and AI.

Today’s guest is Favio Vazquez. Favio has a strong passion for data science, machine learning and big data. He loves new challenges, working with a good team and having interesting problems to solve by using his knowledge and expertise in science, data analysis, visualization and automatic learning to help the world become a better place.

He is the creator of Ciencia y Datos, which brings data science into the Spanish world with posts, articles, webinars and courses. Favio is also a Data Science course instructor at Business Science University where he created the Data Science for Business with Python course. He delivers content that is easy to learn and apply to business and organizations, as well as helping you develop solutions for real-world, large-scale problems.

In the show today, Favio will tell you about:

How he became so passionate about Data Science

The importance of an open-source community

How to add real value to your Data Science career

Understanding the KPI’s and goals of your business

Exciting courses you can get involved in from 2019

The benefits of having a Data Science team in your company

To find out more about Favio and his work, you can check out www.cienciaydatos.organd the courses he will be offering in Python and R at from 2019. You can also connect with Favio on Linkedin and Twitter @FavioVaz.

What were your key learns from Favio’s podcast? What takeaways did you gain from the show to help in your Data Science aspirations? I would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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