An MIT Professor’s Approach to Data Career Success with Mark Herschberg – Episode 84

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An MIT Professor's Approach to Data Career Success with Mark Herschberg - Episode 84

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This Week’s Guest is MIT Professor and Career Development Expert, Mark Herschberg

Mark Herschberg is the author of The Career Toolkit, Essential Skills for Success That No One Taught You. From tracking criminals and terrorists on the dark web to creating marketplaces and new authentication systems, Mark has spent his career launching and developing new ventures at startups and Fortune 500s and in academia. He helped to start the Undergraduate Practice Opportunities Program, dubbed MIT’s “career success accelerator,” where he teaches annually. At MIT, he received a B.S. in physics, a B.S. in electrical engineering & computer science, and a M.Eng. in electrical engineering & computer science, focusing on cryptography. At Harvard Business School, Mark helped create a platform used to teach finance at prominent business schools. He also works with many non-profits, including Techie Youth and Plant A Million Corals. He was one of the top-ranked ballroom dancers in the country and now lives in New York City, where he is known for his social gatherings, including his annual Halloween party, as well as his diverse cufflink collection.

The Career Toolkit Website Links (apple) (android) (has the development guide I mentioned and other links)

Social Media Links

Cognosco Media Website Links (author resources) (Brain Bump app)

Space Shuttle Challenger Data Visualization Links (tufte write up) (Tufte book)

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