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50 Data Science Twitter Influencers to Follow in 2018

by rschmelzer

The field of data science continues to grow and evolve daily.  To keep up-to-date on all the latest developments, news, and more related to AI and data science, Cognilytica has put together a list of 50 data science influencers to follow on twitter (listed alphabetically).  To make it easier to follow everyone Cognilytica has also put together a twitter list that you can view here.

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@aheineikeAmy HeineikePrimer AIVP Product Engineering at Primer AI
@aweigendAndreas WeigendSocial Data LabDirector of Social Data Lab, Former Chief Scientist at amazon, Author of Data for the People
@AndrewYNgAndrew NgCourseraCo-Founder of Coursera; Stanford CS adjunct faculty. Former head of Baidu AI Group/Google Brain.
@bigdataBen LoricaO’Reilly MediaChief Data Scientist at OReilly Media, Host of the O’Reilly Data Show podcast.
@furukamaBenedikt KoehlerDataLionCEO & Founder of DataLionPhD @LMU_Muenchen
@schmarzoBill SchmarzoHitachi VantaraCTO IoT and Analytics at Hitachi Vantara, Executive Fellow at University of San Francisco
@bobehayesBob E. HayesBusiness Over BroadwayResearcher, writer and consultant at Business Over Broadway (B.O.B. )
@data_nerdCarla GentryAnalytical SolutionData Scientist & Owner of Analytical Solution
@CSurdakChris SurdakSurdak & Co.Technology Evangelist, Award-Winning Author, Engineer, Data Scientist,
@octonionChristopher D. LongHeadlamp SoftwareChief Data Scientist, Headlamp Software
@DrDataScientistCraig BrownBig Data ConsultantTechnology & Business Consultant, Big Data SME
@revodavidDavid SmithMicrosoftDeveloper Advocate at Microsoft.
@deanabbDean AbbottSmarterHQCo-founder + Chief Data Scientist at SmarterHQ, Author of Applied Predictive Analytics
@dpatilDJ PatilIndependentFormer U.S. Chief Data Scientist.
@drewconwayDrew ConwayAlluviumFounder and CEO of Alluvium
@mathenaEric XuReddit, Inc.Leads AI/ML team at Reddit.
@EvanSinarEvan SinarDevelopment Dimensions InternationalChief Scientist & VP at Development Dimensions International
@fhuszarFerenc HuszárTwitterMachine learning researcher at Twitter
@GilPressGil PressgPressManaging Partner at gPress, columnist for Forbes
@gp_pulipakaGP PulipakaNew (unnamed) ventureChief Data Scientist at New (unnamed) venture, Former CEO/Chief Data Scientist at DeepSingularity LLC
@kdnuggetsGregory Piatetsky-ShapiroKDnuggetsPresident of KDnuggets, co-founder of KDD (Knowledge Discovery and Data mining conferences), a co-founder and past chair of ACM SIGKDD
@hadleywickhamHadley WickhamRStudio, Inc.Chief Scientist at RStudio, Adjunct Professor of Statistics at the University of Auckland, Stanford University, and Rice University
@hmasonHilary MasonClouderaGM for Machine Learning at Cloudera. Founder of FastForwardLabs. Data Scientist in Residence at Accel.
@jakeporwayJake PorwayDataKindFounder and Executive Director at DataKind
@hackingdataJeff HammerbacherHammer LabCofounder and investor at Techammer, Assistant Professor at MUSC, Former Chief Scientist and cofounder at Cloudera


@jeremywaiteJeremy WaiteSalesforceEvangelist for Salesforce and the head of digital strategy for Marketing Cloud EMEA. Host of The Ten Words Podcast
@johnmyleswhiteJohn Myles WhiteFacebookEngineering manager on Facebook NY’s DevInfra team.
@JonathanAFryeJonathan FryeAPAE Ventures LLCFounder and Managing Member of APAE Ventures
@josh_willsJosh WillsSlackSoftware Engineer, Search, Learning, and Intelligence at Slack
@kath0134Kathleen WalchCognilyticaManaging Partner / Principal Analyst at Cognilytica. Host of AI Today podcast.
@kncukierKenneth CukierThe EconomistThe Economist’s Senior Editor. Coauthor of NYT bestseller ‘Big Data’.
@KiraRadinskyKira RadinskyeBayeBay Director of Data Science and Chief Scientist Israel (former SalesPredict CTO, acquired by eBay).
@KirkDBorneKirk D BorneBooz AllenPrincipal Data Scientist at BoozAllen, PhD Astrophysicist.
@BigDataGalLillian PiersonData-ManiaData Strategist, Owner of Data-Mania, LLC and Catapult Coaching.
@wahaluluMarck VaismanMicrosoftData Scientist & Azure Data/AI Technical Specialist at Microsoft.
@siahMark FaridaniAppleMachine Learning Scientist at Apple
@MarkTabNetMark TabladilloMicrosoft ServicesLead Data Scientist at Microsoft Services
@mzaMatt WoodAmazon Web ServicesGM, Deep Learning and AI at Amazon Web Services
@mich8elwuMichael WuLithium TechnologiesChief Scientist at Lithium
@MikeTamirMike TamirUberHead of Data Science at Uber ATG & UC Berkeley Faculty
@ogriselOlivier GriselParietal, INRIASoftware Engineer at Inria Parietal, contributes to scikit-learn.
@peteskomorochPeter SkomorochSkipFlagCo-Founder & CEO at SkipFlag (acq. by Workday)
@randal_olsonRandy OlsonLife Epigenetics, Inc.Lead Data Scientist, at Life Epigenetics. Community leader for Data Is Beautiful
@rschmelzerRon SchmelzerCognilyticaManaging Partner / Principal Analyst at Cognilytica. Host of AI Today podcast.
@Ronald_vanLoonRonald van LoonAdversitementDirector at Adversitement
@DataJunkieRyan R. RosarioGoogleData Scientist at Google, Lecturer at UCLA
@SebastianThrunSebastian ThrunUdacityCofounder and President (and former CEO) at Udacity
@tamaradullTamara DullSAS InstituteDirector of Emerging Technologies at SAS Institute
@wesmckinnWes McKinneyUrsa LabsDirector of Ursa Labs . Creator of pandas, IbisData, ApacheArrow, ApacheParquet PMC.
@ylecunYann LeCunFacebookVP & Chief AI Scientist, Founding Director of the NYU Center for Data Science

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