From Tuesday, February 27th, 2018, onwards, we demystify data science by giving the stage to practitioners with profound experience in applying quantitative skills on a daily basis.

During this guest lecture series, guest speakers from well-known companies will discuss three key question:

  • Which business problems do the firm solve with the help of the data science team?
  • What’s the toolbox of the firm’s data science team?
  • How does the data science team collaborate with other departments to redesign a business process?

Our guests for this series are:

  • McKinsey & Company
    Dr. Holger Hürtgen, Partner and Dr. Sebastian Kerkhoff, Advanced Analytics Expert and Project Manager
  • Cembra MoneyBank
    Salome Lang, Data Scientist
  • walderwyss Rechtsanwälte
    Dr. David Vasella, Specialist IT / Data Protection Law
  • UZH Digital Society Initiative
    Dr. Markus Christen, Managing Director UZH Digital Society Initiative
  • NZZ
    Markus Barmettler, Head of Analytics and Market Research
  • Credit Suisse
    Tanvi Singh, Head of Analytics (Compliance & Regulatory)
  • King Digital Entertainment PLC
    Dr. Xinyu Zou, Senior Data Scientist
  • eBay
    Dr. Elias Ron, Data Science Lead
  • SBB
    Katharina Mellert, Head Data Lab Fahrweg and Dr. Nima Riahi, Senior Data Scientist
  • Swiss Re
    Dr. Claus Horn, Data Scientist
  • Squirro
    Dr. Dorian Selz, Co-Founder & CEO
  • Advertima
    Nebojsa Andjelkovic, Head of Research

Talks are public. For an overview of all guest speakers, see the schedule here.

In case of any questions, please contact Margot Löwenberg.