Office Hour with Nick Kolegraff

Expo Hall (Table A)

How do you start doing data science in the enterprise?
Common challenges and lessons learned from the battle field.

Use Cases Explained. Next generation enterprise intelligence with Data Science + Analytics.

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Nick Kolegraff


Nick is the lead data scientist at Accenture working with executives to build global data science
capabilities across the company. Nick and his team operate like Navy Seals focused on quick
win execution. They are regularly inserted into Fortune 500 companies with ugly data and
limited infrastructure. In a short span of time they work with executives to develop strategies
around data science and then rapidly assemble and deploy the solutions. Engagement with a
wide variety of business problems and domains has led Nick to hone his tool set for efficiency.
He also founded the Data Science Linux project, a clean cut linux distribution for data scientists.
Nick holds a BS in statistics and a BA in computer science from the University of Iowa.


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