Kevin Hale is a Visiting Partner at YC. Before YC Kevin was the cofounder of Wufoo, which was funded by YC in 2006 and acquired by SurveyMonkey in 2011.
The YC podcast is hosted by Craig Cannon - https://twitter.com/craigcannon
00:00 - Kevin's intro
00:30 - Jake's intro
1:05 - Applying to YC with one product then changing it
3:30 - How Insight started
4:20 - Jake's first students and initial coursework
8:00 - Finding out what companies want from data scientists
10:00 - Picking the first class of students
11:30 - Common pitfalls for people transitioning into data science
14:30 - Types of data science roles
16:45 - What data scientists should look out for in companies
17:40 - Chuck Grimmett asks - When do you know you need to bring in seasoned data scientists?
20:00 - How Insight has scaled and changed
22:00 - What happens in the program
23:20 - Examples of a good project for a data science resume
25:50 - Will more data scientists be founders in the future?
28:00 - Teaching product
29:00 - Cleaning data
31:30 - Tools for tracking data
32:30 - Track what are you trying to optimize
35:20 - Churn and conversion
39:00 - Is there an ideal background for a data scientist?
41:00 - Which startups recruit well at Insight?
43:00 - Contracting
45:40 - Fields Jake is excited about