Saurabh Gupta is the General manager of Data Science at Michelin. Prior to this, he was the Senior Manager of Data & Analytics at GE and has had stints at Oracle, ABB and Atos. He is an alumnus of Harvard Business School and BITS Pilani specializing in Data Analytics. He’s also an author and has penned three books on Big data lake and Oracle advanced programming.
Organizations are expecting data science managers to constantly upskill themselves and understand the know-how of managing a data science team. A DSM needs to have enough technical skills, business context and customer context. Also, storytelling skills, leadership skills and being an analytical leader is an indispensable skill of a Data Science Manager.