The chief data scientist manages a range of data-driven functions including overseeing data management, creating data strategy and improving data quality. They also help their organisations extract the most valuable and relevant insights from their data, leveraging data analytics and business intelligence.
We’ve been exploring the topic of working in data for some time on Siliconrepublic.com. We’ve looked at the difference between a data scientist and a data analyst, the types of skills data professionals need and how much you could expect to earn in the industry. But something we haven’t discussed in depth is the role of a chief data scientist.