Noelia Jiménez Martínez is Head of Data Science and Astrophysics at Unbound. She holds a PhD in Numerical Astrophysics from the UNLP (La Plata, Argentina) applied to Galaxy Formation and Chemical Evolution.
Before transitioning from Academia, she was an Astrophysics Researcher at the University of St Andrews (Scotland), and previously had several postdocs positions in different universities across Europe that gave her the chance to collaborate with a huge diversity of people from several fields and backgrounds.
Prior to joining Unbound she worked as a Data Science Consultant (Pivigo) in London, where she managed several data science teams working with big-to-small companies (Barclays, Criteo, Royal Mail, startups, etc) and lectured academics transitioning to Industry in the S2DS (science to data science school) in fields as Machine Learning, Statistics and Deep Learning.
She is also the author of a book exploring/building empathy and social skills among academics from 'hard' sciences: 'Data: A Guide to Humans'.
Talks I've Given
Data Empathy; How Empathy Makes You a More Successful Technologist
Featuring Phil Harvey and Noelia Jiménez Martínez
Have you, or someone in your team, ever say “Soft skills don’t matter to me, I am technical!”? Have you been frustrated by ‘the sales people’ or ‘the IT department’? No matter how good your technical skills are, you always seem to be at odds with the world? Your human skills will be the problem....success data-empathy data data-science big-data infiniteconf