Forrest Xiao joins the show to share his unique story of starting his career at Goldman Sachs, leaving everything behind to travel the world, and finding his way into Data Science where is currently a senior manager of data science at Trustpilot.
Forrest also talks about how he built a side hustle combating poverty in Malawi called Treads.
In this episode we learn about:
- Forrest’s unique career path to Data Science
- How taking time off to travel might be valuable
- Which skills are the most useful in entering the field of Data Science
Big thanks to Deep Space Recording for the audio recording support.