An Organization For Information Management Professionals 

The Data Administration Management Association of New York, DAMA-NY, explores the role of information management in today's competitive global market place. DAMA-NY events bring together the best and the brightest to present and discuss the new strategies which are changing the way business is done in the information age.

DAMA-NY is the organization for business executives with information needs, for information managers who must be aware of emerging management techniques, and for information management professionals who wish to acquire the latest skills.



Next Meeting

The Data Scientist
We’ve heard so much about this new role of The Data Scientist, but what does a Data Scientist actually do?
April 20, 2017
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
381 Park Ave South
New York City, NY 10018

$0.00 Member Ticket

$20.00 Not Member


Presentation Description:

  • What is this new role called “The Data Scientist”?
  • What is the goal of a Data Scientist?
  • Technical and analytical skills required by effective Data Scientists
  • What is a Data Engineer? How is this different from a Data Scientist?
  • How are Data Scientists organized - Communities of Practice, Centers of Excellence, and Shared Services
  • How do Data Science roles relate to current IT organizations? To business organizations? 


Han Wang
Han Wang is Associate Director and Big Data Solutions Partner at Celgene Corporation, a bio-pharma company. Han has almost 20 years’ of experience in software and technology. 

Prior to Celgene, Han was an executive at a software company called AvePoint, where he built a global team of data analysts developing company capabilities for data management, data integration, data mining, and business intelligence. 

In addition to data analytics, he has held various positions in product management, marketing, consulting, software architecture, and agile software development. His experience spans multiple industries, including telecom, pharma, and investment banking. Han holds a Masters of Engineering in Computer Science from Cornell University.