The world of data can be chaos! New technologies, tools, products and the ever-changing industry dynamics--there sure is a lot to keep up with. So, what do you do to cut through the noise? Well… one way is to follow the greatest in the world of data science and simply hang on to their every word. We created a list of people who are followed by the humans of data around the world, share their experiences and insights regularly on social media and are well connected to the community.
We collected a list of the top influencers on LinkedIn, ranked by their number of followers, and limited to those who were active for the past three months. Those who did not publish anything, or anything relevant to Big Data, Data Science or Machine Learning on LinkedIn since June 2017, were not included. We note that one can create a totally different ranking by looking at the number of followers on other social media, e.g., Twitter. I hope you enjoy reading through each of the profiles. All percent changes in the number of followers is relative to a similar post Top 16 Active Big Data, Data Science Leaders on LinkedIn from September 2016.
The data industry is a rapidly evolving space with the development of new technologies, methodologies, and platforms almost every other day. So, keeping pace with this industry can be challenging indeed. I have, therefore, created a list of 15 tech and data science influencers who are not just a source of inspiration to data science professionals and aspirants alike but also ensure that you keep abreast of all the new developments. I have not taken social media influence and related metrics into account. I have created this list based on how much I personally enjoy the content these individuals share on their social media.
Following the great minds of machine learning can help you discover new things and deepen your knowledge. It's fascinating to learn from the best scientists. Among them, you will find influencers, teachers, business leaders, and even many more. Undeniably their expertise can help to change the world and make it a better place. On this list, you will find not only influencers but also renowned personalities from the world of Data Science.
As big data gets the hype in the industry, handling it is a challenge we need to deal with. Along with all the pros on one side keeping yourself advent with the latest improvements in this field is another issue which bothers us. So how do you think we can reduce this pain and stay updated always? Well, if you seek an answer for this, then this article is a perfect read for you. Staying updated with the latest news and publications in the field of big data and analytics can be made easy.