Podcast with

May 2017

In this episode, Rumman Chowdhury shares her insights on:

  1. Enterprise AI – What exactly is it and the right way to think of it
  2. Two key advantages Enterprise AI can provide to your organization
  3. Biggest barrier executive leaders face when it comes to Entreprise AI
  4. Humanity and AI – Current AI models and flawed reality
  5. How to create AI with Active Inclusion
  6. Education as it stands today – how it’s about to be revolutionized
  7. And tons of other valuable insights…

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Interview with BBC Fusion

May 2017

AI has become central to ideas about the future. But what exactly it is, and what it’s going to do for us, are still very much questions to be answered.

And that’s what Rumman Chowdury came to the BBC to do. At an event in which she was described as “California’s coolest data scientist”, Chowdury explained that she works for the consultants Accenture and has a clutch of high-powered degrees.

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Interview with RE•WORK

March 2017

To mark this year's International Women’s Day we’re interviewing Rumman ChowdhurySenior Manager at Accenture AI, who spoke at the 2017 Deep Learning Summit in San Francisco. Rumman's passion lies at the intersection of artificial intelligence and humanity, with a background in economics, policy analysis, quantitative methods and political science. I spoke to her to learn about how she joined her field, the challenges she's faced, and more.

Check out the interview here.


Interview with MM.LaFleur

January 2017

At 36, Rumman Chowdhury puts other multi-hyphenates to shame. A political scientist with degrees from MIT and Columbia, she began practicing data science before the field even existed, and is about to start a new job that involves artificial intelligence—on top of finishing her Ph.D. (try to keep up). We hung out with her a few weeks ago to talk about tech culture, behavioral patterns, short haircuts, and what would happen if she changed her LinkedIn photo to a man’s.

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Podcast with PhDivas

December 2016

A big part of data science is (understanding) why people do what they do using data, because using data we can improve our lives.” 

Hear the full podcast here.

Interview with  

December 2016

Software developer in Silicon Valley: This is one of the most coveted jobs in the 21st century. But how do you get to Silicon Valley as a student? 

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Interview with Machine Learning Conference 

October 2016

Our past Technical Chair, interviewed Metis Senior Data Scientist Rumman Chowdhury and Metis bootcamp graduate Nathan Wieneke, regarding their 12 week Data Science bootcamp and some of the interesting projects that they’ve had their students working on, including a student success story.

...In this interview, Rumman and Nate talk about his capstone NLP project, called Tweet Groups, that uses data science models and interactive visuals to create consumer groups based on social media. 

Read the full interview here