50 Data leaders to follow on Twitter

Follow the leaders in Data science, engineering, and analytics on Twitter. Listed below in alphabetical order.



/r/DataIsBeautiful

@DataIsBeautiful

Daily tweets about beautiful data visualizations


Amy Heineike

@aheineike

Bring on the algorithms!


Andrew NG

@andrewYNg

Chief Scientist of Baidu; Chairman and Co-Founder of Coursera; Stanford CS faculty. #machinelearning, #deeplearning#MOOCs, #edtech


Benedikt Koehler

@furukama

CEO & Founder visualization and insight SaaS software @DataLion_EN • Number Cruncher • PhD @LMU_Muenchen • Slow Media Manifesto-Writer • Dad & Dog-owner


Beth Simone Noveck

@bethnoveck

Founder @TheGovLab, Prof@NYUTandon. Founder White House@OpenGov Initiative Author, Wiki Government and Smart Citizens, Smarter State. On Medium @bethnoveck


Big Data Science

@analyticbridge

Big data, machine learning, predictive modeling, R, Hadoop, Python, business analytics, data mining, IoT and operations research: resources, tutorials and more.


Bob Rogers

@scientistBob

Chief Data Scientist for Big Data Solutions, Intel


Carla Gentry

@data_nerd

Data Scientist at Deloitte - Proud Data_Nerd. RT does not equal endorsement - Views and opinions are my own. Love sharing info about data analytics!


Christopher D. Long

@octonion

Analyst for the Detroit Tigers and thoroughbred geneticist. Previously with the San Diego Padres, Houston Rockets and others.


DataStories

@lindaregner

Links to the sources are in each tweet.


David Gutelius

@gutelius

Founded the @dataguild. I like startups, data of all sizes, economics, network dynamics, adventure, national insecurities, and improving things.


David Smith

@revodavid

Blogger and R Community Lead at Microsoft (formerly of Revolution Analytics). Proud husband to@nonfamousjay.


Dean Eckles

@deaneckles

Social scientist & applied statistician. MIT faculty. Formerly, Facebook Data Science & Stanford. Social influence, causal inference, experiments in networks.


Dhawal Damania

@dhawaldamania

4 #Startups 3 Years, #Data Scientist,#GrowthHacker, I break things, I Do#Digital, Web and Big Data, #IoTEvangelist. Last seen at DNetHome Sydney


DJ Patil

@dj44

U.S. Chief Data Scientist with the@WhiteHouseOSTP. Tweets may be archived. More at http://wh.gov/privacy


Eric Xu, PhD (徐宥)

@mathena

Data, martial arts, musicals, philosophy, skateboarding and Zen. Tech lead at Fitbit and calligraphier.


Fei-Fei Li

@drfeifei

Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University, Director of Stanford AI Lab, Researcher in AI, computer vision, machine learning, cognitive neuroscience.


Ferenc Huszar

@fhuszar

Machine learning guy, working on AI for video at @MagicPonyTech. Previously worked in venture capital @Balderton


Fernando Pereira

@earnmyturns

Distinguished researcher at Google, former Penn professor, ML/NLP researcher, fanatic skier:


Fernando Perez

@fperez_org

Physicist, data scientist, @IPythonDevcreator (now @ProjectJupyter). Scientist at LBNL/UC Berkeley, climber, advisor to@plotlygraphs, @terminalcloud.


Gregory Piatetsky

@kdnuggets

KDnuggets President, #Analytics,#BigData, #DataMining, #DataScienceexpert, KDD & SIGKDD co-founder, was Chief Scientist at 2 startups, part-time philosopher.


Guardian Data

@guardiandata

Data-driven journalism by the@Guardian.


Happy Data Scientist

@thesmartjokes

The Smart Jokes about Data Science, Machine Learning, Statistics, Math, Programming and Social Media :-)


Hilary Mason

@hmason

Founder at @FastForwardLabs. Data Scientist in Residence at @accel. I data and cheeseburgers.


Hilary Parker

@hpster

Data Analyst at @Etsy. Biostatistics PhD from Hopkins. Bon vivant and frivolity advocate. My cat's name is Kima #rstats#rcatladies


Jake Porway

@jakeporway

Believer in tech+data for beautiful purposes || Director @DataKind || TV nerd@NatGeoChannel || Fiercely optimistic


Jeff Hammerbacher

@hackingdata

@techammer @hammer_lab @cloudera


Jen Lowe

@datatelling

gonzo futurist. paying attention. Teaching@SVADSI. Taught @ITP_NYU. Researched @S_I_D_L. Cofounded@sfpc_school. always on the side of love.#desertgrown


John Foreman

@John4man

Chief Data Scientist @MailChimp. My new book Data Smart (http://amzn.com/111866146X ) is out from@WileyTech. http://john-foreman.com


Karl Broman

@kwbroman

statistician; professor at UW-Madison; genetics and genomics, open science, programming, interactive data visualization


Kenneth Cukier

@kncukier

The Economist's Data Editor and coauthor of NYT bestseller Big Data. On the board of Int'l Bridges to Justice (http://www.ibj.org )


Kirk Borne

@kirkdborne

The Principal Data Scientist at@BoozAllen, PhD Astrophysicist, ♡ Data Science, Top Big Data Influencer. Ex-Professor http://rocketdatascience.org/


Lada Adamic

@ladamic

Facebook data scientist, adjunct prof@UMSI. For info on my Coursera SNA course, follow @SNAcourse.


Marck Vaisman

@wahalulu

Data Scientist & consultant. Master munger and hacker. Data Community DC Co-Founder. Dad. Geek. Kid at heart ¡venezolano con orgullo!


Mark Faradini

@siah

UC Berkeley alum. Silicon Valley Scientist. Machine Learning, Data Science and Statistics. Formerly at Microsoft, now at a very small company.


Michael Draugelis

@mdraugelis

Chief Data Scientist for Penn Medicine. Python, Real-Time Systems, Machine Learning


ML @ Reddit

@mxlearn

/r/MachineLearning: Research, News, Discussions, Software on: Machine Learning, Data Mining, Text Processing, Information Retrieval, Search Computing and alike


Monica Rogati

@mrogati

Data Science advisor. Turning data into products and stories. Former VP of Data@Jawbone & @LinkedIn data scientist. EP @DCVC. CMU CS PhD.


Nando de Freitas

@nandoDF

Oxford University Prof & Google DeepMind Scientist


Nate Silver

@natesilver538

Editor-in-Chief, @FiveThirtyEight. Author, The Signal and the Noise (http://amzn.to/QdyFYV ). Sports/politics/food geek.


Noah Weiss

@noah_weiss

Head of Search, Learning, & Intelligence at @SlackHQ in NYC. Former SVP of Product @foursquare + Google PM on structured search. Stanford alum, Brooklyn native.


P. Oscar Boykin

@posco

Human @Stripe, formerly @twitter, Programming, Hadoop, Scala, co-author of @scalding, @summingbird, husband of@leezaab, father of @poscito.


Peter Skomoroch

@peteskomoroch

Startup Co-Founder & CEO. DadOps. Specialize in machine learning, product design, social computing. Was Principal Data Scientist @LinkedIn, Engineer@AOL, MIT.


Ryan Rosario

@datajunkie

Statistics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Mountain Biking, Hiking. Ex-Facebook. UCLA Bruin. LA native.


Sandy Griffith

@sgrifter

Biostatistician @flatironhealth. #rstatsuser. #rcatladies. Loves science, data, bikes, cats.


Sean J. Taylor

@seanjtaylor

Social Scientist. Hacker. Facebook Data Science Team. Keywords: Experiments, Causal Inference, Statistics, Machine Learning, Economics.


Sebastian Raschka

@rasbt

Data Scientist' and Machine Learning enthusiast with a big passion for Python & open source. Author of 'Python Machine Learning'. Michigan State University.


Stanford NLP Group

@stanfordnlp

Computational Linguistics—Natural Language—Machine Learning—Deep Learning. And misc technology from Silicon Valley. (@chrmanning, @jurafsky &@percyliang)


Tony Clement

@TonyClement

SVP, Analytics @ Big Spaceship. Brooklyn Born, Aussie Raised. Husband + Dad. Practitioner of SealFit and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.


Yves Mulkers

@yvesmulkers

#BI professional enjoying Family,#BusinessIntelligence, #Data, Music and DJ-ing, #BBBT member, Founder@7wData


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