A data scientist is a statistician who lives in Silicon Valley.
A data scientist is a statistician with a mac.
Data scientist by Josh Wills: Person who is better in statistics than any software engineer and better in software engineering than any statistician
Data scientists are inquisitive: exploring, asking questions, doing “what if” analysis, questioning existing assumptions and processes. Armed with data and analytical results, a top-tier data scientist will then communicate informed conclusions and recommendations across an organization’s leadership structure. IBM