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Make Data Work
31 May–1 June 2016: Training
1 June–3 June 2016: Conference
London, UK
Kim Nilsson

Kim Nilsson
CEO, Pivigo

Website | @kimknilsson

Kim Nilsson is the CEO of Pivigo, a London-based data science marketplace and training provider responsible for S2DS, Europe’s largest data science training program, which has by now trained more than 620 fellows working on over 200 commercial projects with 1200+ partner companies, including Barclays, KPMG, Royal Mail, News UK, and Marks & Spencer. An ex-astronomer turned entrepreneur with a PhD in astrophysics and an MBA, Kim is passionate about people, data, and connecting the two.


14:00–14:20 Wednesday, 1/06/2016
Location: Capital Suite 2/3 Level: Non-technical
Tags: education
Kim Nilsson (Pivigo)
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Just as the cloud revolutionized how companies distribute and manage their data, the move from physical offices to geodistributed teams is revolutionizing hiring and work practices. Kim Nilsson explains how Pivigo’s S2DS data science program broadened its reach by running online for geodistributed data scientists across Europe and shares practical details of what did and didn’t work. Read more.
14:05–14:45 Thursday, 2/06/2016
Office Hours
Location: O'Reilly Booth (Table A)
Kim Nilsson (Pivigo)
If you are creating your organization's data strategy, time spent with Kim could be invaluable. Stop by to discuss how to set up a data science/analytics team, what skills are needed, how to attract and retain talent and organize analytics teams, including geodistributed teams, or how to become a data scientist. Read more.