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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY
Hilary Mason

Hilary Mason
Vice President, Research, Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Website | @hmason

Hilary Mason is the Chief Scientist at, where she finds sense in vast data sets. Her work involves both pure research and development of product-focused features.

She’s also a co-founder of HackNY, a non-profit organization that connects talented student hackers from around the world with startups in NYC.

Hilary recently started the data science blog Dataists and is a member of hacker collective NYC Resistor.

She has discovered two new species, loves to bake cookies, and asks way too many questions.


11:50am–12:30pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Data Science
Location: 1D
Joseph Adler (Facebook), Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs), Scott Nicholson (Poynt), Lucian Lita (Yoyo Labs), Roger Magoulas (O'Reilly Media)
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(2.91, 11 ratings)
In this debate, two teams of the world's best data scientists will debate the following proposition: "If you can't code, you can't be a data scientist." Read more.