Here is a list of people in data science (and related disciplines) that I follow on Twitter. The twist is that I made sure I included at least one data scientist for each letter of the English alphabet. Some of them you’ll immediately recognize, some don’t, however they all share very interesting information.
A: Aerin Kim, Andrej Karpathy, Andrew Trask, Anima Anandkumar
Aerin Kim (@aerinykim, 3,797 followers) - Research engineer at Microsoft.
Andrej Karpathy (@karpathy, 228,948 followers) - Director of AI at Tesla.
Andrew Trask (@iamtrask, 44,195 followers) - Research scientist at DeepMind.
Anima Anandkumar (@AnimaAnandkumar, 19,289 followers) - Director of research at Nvidia.
B: Ben Hamner, Brandeis Marshall, Brock Ferguson
Ben Hamner (@benhamner, 28,191 followers) - CTO at Kaggle.
Brandeis Marshall (@csdoctorsister, 2,771 followers) - Faculty at Harvard University.
Brock Ferguson (@brocferg, 520 followers) - Founder/CTO of strong.io
C: Cassie Kozyrkov, Charles Martin, Chris Albon, Chris Vickery, Cole Knaflic
Cassie Kozyrkov (@quaesita, 12,065 followers) - Head of decision intelligence at Google.
Charles Martin (@charlesmartin14, 269 followers) - Data scientist and machine learning consultant.
Chris Albon (@chrisalbon, 37,401 followers) - Director of data science at devoted health.
Chris Vickery (@VickerySec, 39,330 followers) - Director of cyber risk research at UpGuard.
Cole Knaflic (@storywithdata, 17,966 followers) - Host of the story telling with data podcast.
D: DJ Patil
DJ Patil (@dpatil, 66,804 followers) - Former U.S. chief data scientist.
E: Elisa Celis, Eva Ho
Elisa Celis (@profelisacelis, 549 followers) - Assistant professor at Yale.
Eva Ho (@eva_ho, 5,420 followers) - Entrepreneur in residence at the city of Los Angeles, investor in data-centric companies.
F: Fei-Fei Li, Foster Provost
Fei-Fei Li (@drfeifei, 323,423 followers) - Professor at Stanford.
Foster Provost (@FakeFoster, 646 followers) - Professor at New York University.
G: Giles McMullen
Giles McMullen (@GilesMcMullen, 1,459 followers) - Youtuber, Python and data science.
H: Hannah Davis
Hannah Davis (@ahandvanish, 3,728 followers) - Generative musician, composer, artist.
I: Ian Goodfellow
Ian Goodfellow (@goodfellow_ian, 155,852 followers) - Inventor of GANs.
J: Jeff Dean, Joel Grus, Jon Harmon
Jeff Dean (@JeffDean, 116,103 followers) - Senior fellow at Google.
Joel Grus (@joelgrus, 12,736 followers) - Research engineer at Allen institute for artificial intelligence.
Jon Harmon (@JonTheGeek, 909 followers) - Admin of R for data science community and host of the TidyTuesday podcast.
K: Kenneth Stanley, Kevin Markham
Kenneth Stanley (@kenneth0stanley, 3,644 followers) - Uber AI Labs.
Kevin Markham (@justmarkham, 10,299 followers) - Founder of Data School.
Kirk Borne (@KirkDBorne, 242,089 followers) - Principal data scientist at Booz Allen.
L: Lars Hulstaert, Lucy Guo
Lars Hulstaert (@LarsHulstaert, 531 followers) - Data Scientist at Microsoft.
Lucy Guo (@lucy_guo, 15,140 followers) - Co-founder of scale.ai.
M: Marcos López de Prado, Martin Goodson, Matei Zaharia
Marcos López de Prado (@lopezdeprado, 5,611 followers) - Professor of practice at Cornell University.
Martin Goodson (@martingoodson, 924 followers) - Chair of the Royal statistical society data science section.
Matei Zaharia (@matei_zaharia, 19,334 followers) - Chief technologist at Data Bricks.
N: Natalie Schluter
Natalie Schluter (@natschluter, 1,945 followers) - Associate Professor, IT University in Copenhagen.
O: Oren Etzioni
Oren Etzioni (@etzioni, 21,438 followers) - CEO of the Allen institute for artificial intelligence.
P: Pedro Domingos
Pedro Domingos (@pmddomingos, 29,763 followers) - Professor of computer science at University of Washington.
Q: Quincy Larson
Quincy Larson (@ossia, 92,571 followers) - Founder of freecodecamp.com
R: Rachel Thomas, Renee Teate, Rumman Chowdhury
Rachel Thomas (@math_rachel, 52,599 followers) - Director of USF center for applied data ethics.
Renee Teate (@BecomingDataSci, 48,137 followers) - Host of Becoming a Data Scientist Podcast.
Rumman Chowdhury (@ruchowdh, 13,680 followers) - Data scientist & social scientist at Accenture.
S: Sarah Constantin
Sarah Constantin (@s_r_constantin, 2,720 followers) - Founder at Daphnia labs.
Sergii (@lc0d3r, 1,148 followers) - Data science and machine learning at stylight.com
T: Thibault Févry, Tian X
Thibault Févry (@iwontbecreative, 297 followers) - Resident at GoogleAI.
Tian X (@xtbot, 222 followers) - AI infrastructure for self-driving vehicles at Nvidia.
U: UC Berkeley, US Census
UCBerkeley (@BerkeleyData, 13,349 followers) - UC Berkeley School of Information.
US Census (@uscensusbureau, 96,997 followers) - Data about U.S. population and economy.
V: Vicki Boykis, Vivian Zhang
Vicki Boykis (@vboykis, 17,927 followers) - Data scientist at Averital consulting.
Vivian Zhang (@vivian__zhang, 9,367 followers) - Founder of NYC Data science academy and NYC open data meetup.
W: Alexandr Wang
Wang Alexandr (@alexandr_wang, 3,867 followers) - CEO at scale_ai.com
X: Xihan Li
Xihan Li (@Xihanli, 107 followers) - Data scientist at shopee.com
Y: Yann LeCun
Yann LeCun (@ylecun, 155,097 followers) - Chief AI scientist at Facebook, 2018 Turing Award.
Z: Zongheng Yang
Zongheng Yang (@ConcreteVitamin, 1,003 followers) - PhD student at Berkeley RISE lab.
(Last updated: Sep 13th, 2019)
Did I miss anybody? Feel free to send me a message at @gustavoChavezCS
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