Passiona Cottee, Data Ethicist / Machine Teacher / UTS Sessional Lecturer / Solicito
Head of Product Analytics, Atlassian
Let's face it: your job rarely involves the depth of technology and innovation read on Airbnb's Data blogs. Over the past ten years, Austin has come to see a trend across hundreds of analytics professionals: we are an unhappy bunch when we feel there is more advanced analytics work being done by our peers. This is true even in "cutting edge" companies, based on his experience working on and leading several Analytics teams at Facebook and Atlassian. He lends thoughts into why he think this plight exists, share what he feels is a representative view into the "normal" work done by the majority of analytics professionals in companies of all sizes, and contest what "impactful" really means to an analyst job-well-done.