E18 Eben Esterhuizen, Senior Director of Data Science at Schireson

Welcome to episode 18 of AI Mentors, the podcast that helps you pave the way for a successful career in the world of Data Science and AI.

Powered by Alldus International the premium AI Workforce Solutions, our top consultant’s interview AI Leaders and Data Scientists from around the world about their personal journey to becoming a front-runner in AI. Guests offer practical advice to those interested in becoming a leader in Data Science.

Today’s guest is Eben Esterhuizen who is the Senior Director of Data Science at Schireson in New York. Schireson is a leading data science firm delivering transformative solutions in marketing and media.

Schierson believes the transformational potential of data science requires the combination of superior technical capabilities and deep business context. This allows them to solve key business issues for clients and drive meaningful improvements to revenue and profitability.

Eben has extensive experience developing Python applications and an in-depth understanding of machine learning, statistical analysis and natural language processing. He also has a strong managerial and sales background with senior level-local and international experience. 

In the show, Eben will discuss:

  • How he became interested in a career in AI and Machine Learning
  • Interesting projects they are working on at Schireson
  • The good and bad with the rise of Artificial Intelligence in society
  • The growing trend of Explainable AI
  • Tools and techniques needed to upskill into XAI
  • How to become a stand out Data Scientist


To find out more about Eben and his work at Schireson, please check out the website www.schireson.com and you can also connect with Eben on Linkedin.

What were your key learns from Eben’s podcast? What takeaways did you gain from the show to help in your AI and Data Science aspirations? I would love to hear your thoughts so please leave a comment below.

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