Why Job Seekers Who Majored In This Are A Good Fit For Data Science Jobs

Published: Mar 02, 2017

With data scientists in short supply, physicists and other academic researchers from hard-science disciplines are increasingly finding places on data science teams -- and even leading big data analytics projects.

Kiril Tsemekhman earned a doctorate in physics before moving into the online ad industry, eventually taking on his current role as chief data officer at Integral Ad Science Inc. So how does a physicist go on to lead cutting-edge big data analytics projects for a company that has built its business around its data collection and analysis capabilities?

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