Tim van Kasteren – Data Scientist @ Schibsted

 

Even if Schibsted is one of largest media groups in Europe maybe you don’t know it. However, you are probably familiar with brands like InfoJobs, MilAnuncios.com, Vibbo (Segunda Mano) or coches.net, all of them part of the group.

Moreover, this important media group will be collaborate with our new managament programme,  the Master in Business Analytics.

With Tim we discuss the role of a Data Scientist in a native Digital company, the problems, the opportunities and also the advice that he can provide to aspiring Data Scientists.

Enjoy !!!

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Big Data in Finance and Quantitative Finance

Big Data in Finance is the future of Finance, and Quantitative Finance is the pillar of the modeling phase. Investment managers, traditional financial services companies and Fintech companies that embrace and invest in Big Data in Finance will benefit from an integrated approach on data management, quantitative finance, computer science and financial expertise. Read the rest of this entry »

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Interview with Gloria Macias-Lizaso, McKinsey’s partner in charge of Data Science & Business Analytics

Gloria Macias-Lizaso, McKinsey’s partner in charge of Data Science in Spain, talked with me about Data Science & Business Analytics, how McKinsey sees the sector in Europe and what could be its evolution in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

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Food Hackaton – Mannequin Challenge

On December 17 we held a Food Hackaton @ ESADE. This was an event in the framework of the World Open Innovation Conference closing the programme. The Food Hackaton was organized together with our friends in the d-school of Stanford University with the FoodInno innitiative. Read the rest of this entry »

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A conversation with Soh Kim from d-school Stanford University about Design Thinking, Food Hackatons and Data Science

A conversation with Soh Kim from d-school Stanford University about Design Thinking, Food Hackatons and Data Science

Soh Kim is responsible for the FoodInno initiative in the d-school @ Stanford University, as you all know the d-school is the meca of Design Thinking, a collaboration between Stanford & IDEO that resulted in the conceptualization of Design Thinking. Read the rest of this entry »

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Open Innovation – the LAST 10 years – the NEXT 10 years

 

During December 15-17 we had in ESADE Barcelona the World Open Innovation Conference 2016. About 250 scholars, industry, government and researchers gathered to present, network and talk about Open Innovation in what is possibly the largest conference in the world on this area.

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Campus visit to McIntire School of Commerce, Charlottesville, Virginia

With the first batch of the MSc in Global Strategic in Management students about to finish their first term -and therefore their stay in Virginia in the USA-, we thought it was a good moment to go and visit the campus to hear first-hand from the students themselves how they have been doing so far. The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is located in Charlottesville, approximately 2.5 hours’ drive Southwest of Washington DC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Data & Cities

Last Friday November 25 Barcelona City Hall & Esade held in Barcelona an event around the use and the governance of Data in Cities. Central to this event was the discussion of what cities have to do with data and how to approach the tsunami around Big Data, Data Analytics and Data Science that is shaking and transforming companies and organizations around the world. Only a few cities: New York, Seoul, Amsterdam, Helsinki, now Barcelona … are exploring this uncharted territory with a diversity of approaches.

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New Master in Business Analytics!

Can data analysis be sexy? You may not have previously thought that analysing data was remotely desirable, but think again, because according to Harvard Business Review: “Data Scientists hold the sexiest job of the 21st century”. Big Data is a current reality and the need for data scientists is huge. There is a world of data out there, but it’s what you do with it that counts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Together #letsrockESADEMSc!

Welcome Week ESADE MSc

Your MSc experience is just beginning and we want to make sure you start off rocking it as you mean to go on. Read the rest of this entry »

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