Big Data Bytes: Data Scientists Wanted

“Businesses now looking for talent with deep analytical and statistical backgrounds include big publishers, portals, ad networks, and e-commerce sites – just about any company that possesses massive amounts of data. Salaries range from $75,000 to $100,000 for someone starting out with strong analytical skills and background to as much as $150,000 to $300,000 for experienced professionals.”–“Wanted: Data Scientist With a Human Touch”

“[Former Vertica CEO] Lynch told his staff during the February meeting that he has no intention of retiring. Indeed, he pledged to his staff that he would assist in starting-up or otherwise supporting no less than 20 Big Data start-ups in the Boston area over the next five years.”–“HP Lead Big Data Exec Chris Lynch Resigns”

“This is the time to be super aggressive.”–Chris Lynch

“As the amount of data in the world grows, the only certainty is that there will need to be more qualified peopled to make sense of it. That should be good news as we stop and salute our machine overlords.”–“The Age of Big Data”