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Alumni Put Data Analytics to Work
This article originally appeared in the Bentley Magazine.
How well do you know your way around a data point?
Employer demand for data analytics skills is up 82 percent since 2011, according to labor market analysis commissioned by Bentley University. The positions live in IT, sales, marketing and human resources, among other fields, and marry hard skills (subject-matter expertise, statistics knowledge, tech savvy) with soft skills (communication, collaboration, storytelling).
Learn more about the Bentley-commissioned report.
Now, meet five alumni who are living the trend:
Joseph Dery MSMA ’11 and PhD Candidate
Lead Data Scientist and Manager, Business Insights and Analytics, EMC Corp.
The Yawkey Foundations have recognized Bentley University’s longstanding commitment to service-learning and awarded the university $500,000 to educate students to effectively lead nonprofit organizations and expand student efforts to help community groups.