Marck Vaisman

Marck Vaisman
Senior Lead Technologist - Data Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton


Marck designs data-driven solutions to help clients make better business decisions, recognize opportunities, experiment, gain insights, and solve difficult problems using large datasets and a combination of tools. His experience pulls from multiple disciplines including Internet, telecommunications, and high tech. Marck is an experienced R programmer and advocate, and a contributing author to The Bad Data Handbook and Analyzing the Analyzers. He teaches graduate level classes at Georgetown and George Washington University. Marck founded Data Community DC, an organization that promotes Data Science and Analytics practitioners in the Washington DC Metro area. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.


Business, Case Studies Great America Ballroom J
Marck Vaisman (Booz Allen Hamilton), Sean Murphy (PingThings)
Data science efforts can be derailed for many reasons. We highlight common pitfalls on planning & executing data science: the optimal organizational mindsets, the technical considerations, and what constitutes the diverse skills of practitioners. This talk is based on the upcoming Bad Data Handbook as well as a survey and analysis of a few hundred Data Science practitioners from around the world. Read more.


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