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Before a company hires data science talent, they should understand the role and types of data scientists. Failing to differentiate between research, applied, and citizen data scientist can result in appointing the wrong people on crucial projects. To continue our previous episode's discussion, we invited Alex Vayner for a second time to get an answer to the question: What is a data scientist? Alex Vayner is a Partner and Americas Data & AI Practice Leader for PA Consulting Group, an innovation and transformation consultancy. Alex has spent his entire career in data & analytics, with his last five roles focused on building and running high-performance data science teams and capabilities in consulting and corporate environments. Before joining PA Consulting, Alex ran the NA Data Science & AI practice at Capgemini. He joined Capgemini from Equifax, where he served as VP, Global Data Innovation Leader, building a team responsible for pioneering disruptive data & analytics solutions for clients across all industries.