Lillian Pierson, P.E.

Data science consultant, trainer, speaker & Author

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By 2016, I have reached 155,000 online followers.

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Linkedin: 70k+ Followers

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Instagram (@BigDataGal): 7k+

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Google+: 1.7k+ Followers

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Klout Score: 70 (90 Day High)

News and Media

These are my latest mentions in the news and media…


Silicon Republic – 18 top data science accounts you need to follow on Twitter


neo4j – How Will Graph Technology Propel the Internet of Things? [Virtual Panel]


Dzone – Guide to Big Data Processing 

IoTDoneQuick – Apache Spark: A Success Guarantee For Data Scientists

Little Bird – AI in the Cloud: What Will 2026 Look Like?


Onalytica – Big Data 2016: Top 100 Influencers and Brands


Maptive – Top 100 Big Data Experts to Follow in 2016


December – How to buy data for your business


Business Over Broadway by Bob Hayes – Data Scientists and the Practice of Data Science


IBM Insight 2015 – Podcast:  Insights from Insight: Who is a citizen data scientist?

IBM Insight 2015 – Data Debates: What is the role of the data scientist in the insight economy?

IBM Insight 2015 – Article: What is the role of the data scientist in the insight economy?

IBM Insight 2015 – IBMGO Live from Insight with Nick DiMeo Lillian Pierson

IBM Insight 2015 – IBM Insight Quick Bytes

ZDNet – You need to follow these 20 big tech thinkers right now

RJ Metrics – The State of Data Science Benchmark Report


RJMetrics – The 7 Conferences Data Scientists Shouldn’t Miss

DZone – Big Data, Business Intelligence, and Analytics 2015 Edition

B2B News Network – The Top 10 Big Data Influencers You Need to Follow On Twitter


Master’s of Data Science – Women in Data Science – 4 Perspectives

CenturyLink Business – Top 10 Big Data Twitter Handles to Begin Following Now


Data Science Central – Dummies for Data Science – A Reading List

ZingChart’s Data Viz Blog – 4 Steps to Better Dashboard Design

June – Ladies Without Locations: Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs


iCrunchdata News – Exclusive – Datapreneur Lillian Pierson Talks Data Science and Traveling the World


IT Business Edge – Visualization Key to Democratization of Data

HealthcareIT Today – What is Data Science?

Wiley’s StatisticsViews – Data Science for Dummies: An interview with author Lillian Pierson

Wiley’s StatisticsViews – 2014: Most Popular

Experian – Data Science for Dummies – Interview w/ Lillian Pierson

Women Who Wrote the Analytics Book, By Meta Brown


Forbes – 3 Recent Books For Budding Data Scientists And Business Executives Involved With Big Data Analytics

icrunchdata News – The Top 7 FIRST Tweets by Analytics Tweeters

SXSW Interactive – Are You Smarter Than Your Brain? The Big Picture of Big Data

icrunchdata News – Our Top 10 Big Data Tweeters We Love to Follow

The Christian Science Monitor – Gender equality report: an example of how big data can address big problems (+video)

Analytics Vidhya – Thanking all successful women in the world of data analytics 

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub – Get smart about data science


HealthcareIT Today – Data Science for Dummies Resource

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub – 5 reasons I love big data and analytics

Global Investigative Journalism Network – Top Ten Data-Driven Journalism: The Week’s Most Popular Data Journalism Links


Onalytica – Big Data 2015: Top 100 Influencers and Brands



IBM InsightGO Video Interview – InsightGO interview with Lillian Pierson

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub – Video Chat: Go Inside Watson Analytics


MUIPR Blog – Women leaders in STEM: Lillian Pierson is the digital nomad of data science – Part 3

MUIPR Blog – Women leaders in STEM: Lillian Pierson is the digital nomad of data science – Part 2

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub – Highlights & soundbites from a data scientist lurking at IBM Insight 2014

MUIPR Blog – Women leaders in STEM: Lillian Pierson is the digital nomad of data sciencee – Part 1


IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub – First flashes in a new dawn with IBM Big Data & Analytics technologies

Rocket Powered Data Science – IBM Insight 2014 – The Big Data World Series (or something like that)

AnalyticBridge – Book: Data Science for Dummies

Big Data Made Simple – 200+ Big Data thought leaders to follow on Twitter


Business Intelligence Solutions Review – 9 Influential Women Writers in Data and Business Intelligence


Automated Insights – 50 Data Science Gurus (and 10 Organizations) You Must Follow On Twitter

PRWeb – Data Mania Reviews New Predictive Analytics Solution for Lead Generation and Customer Acquisition that Promises to Raise the Standard for Targeting while Lowering Costs


Internet Mogul Magazine, Summer 2014 Issue – The Next Generation of Digital Marketing has Arrived: Mood Mapping and Spatially-Enabled Customer Analytics

Data Science Central – The fastest growing data science / big data profiles on Twitter

Techopedia – Data Analytics: Experts to Follow on Twitter (Lillian Pierson)


The University of Utah | Utah Foundry Program – Data Entrepreneurship and Activism with Lillian Pierson 值得在Twitter上关注的十位大数据专家 (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)

Wisdom Quarterly | Lucid dreaming in Buddhist Bali (Part 2)


InformationWeek – 10 Big Data Pros To Follow On Twitter (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)


The Guardian (Public Leaders Network) – How big data is transforming public services – expert views (Lillian Pierson)

CEOWorldMagazine – Top Big Data Executives and Experts to Follow on Twitter (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)

March – Data Visualization and Storytelling – An Infographic Tool You Can Use (Lillian Pierson)

February – Issues in Mapping Sexual Violence and Hate Crimes (Lillian Pierson) Demo|Photography Portrait Model


December – Top 200 Thought Leaders in BigData & Analytics (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)


InformationWeek – How Data Visualization Experts See the Future (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)


DAMA-MN Talk | The Data Revolution – From Data Science and Big Data to the Geospatial Revolution and Digital Humanitarian Response


Revolutions – X+1 uses Revolution R Enterprise for Marketing Optimization (Lillian Pierson)


Big Data Republic – The PeerIndex #BigData100 Announced! (@BigDataGal)

KDNuggets – Big Data 100 on PeerIndex and Klout (@BigDataGal)

TIBCO Spotfire – Who’s the Most Influential in Big Data? A Twitter Study (Lillian Pierson, @BigDataGal)


Crisis Mapping on Wikipedia – Mentioned as article reference (BigDataGal)


ViendaMaria  – Be Inspired with Lillian Pierson (Lillian Pierson)

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