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Curious about practitioner job titles

  • 1.  Curious about practitioner job titles

    Posted 5 days ago
    Hi everyone! I have a quick question for people working in industry/practice/government, what is your job title?

    Please reply to this thread or shoot me a message, thanks in advance for your help. Mary

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    Mary Leszczynski
    Creative Director
    INFORMS
    Catonsville MD
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  • 2.  RE: Curious about practitioner job titles

    Posted 4 days ago
    Postdoctoral Associate at Mississippi State University

    https://sites.google.com/view/mahdifathi/home

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    Mahdi Fathi
    Postdoctoral Associate
    Mississippi State University
    Starkville MS
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  • 3.  RE: Curious about practitioner job titles

    Posted 3 days ago

    Over my 20+ year career, mostly spent in revenue management practice, I've seen the job titles progress from "Operations Research Analysts" to the now far more common use of "Data Scientist".  I've seen some publications regarding this topic but it seems to still be in a state of transition with significant ambiguity.  It's not merely about the semantics between OR (operations research) and DS (data science) but becomes more complex and important when trying to differentiate levels of experience and qualification.  This is all before the scope increases with titles containing analytics, engineers, ml, ai,....

    Having spent years in management of OR/DS teams I have keen interest in this topic especially from the recruitment and employee development perspectives.

    My sense of this is that it's heading in the following general direction;
    Operations Research Analysts --> Data Scientist
    Manager --> Senior Data Scientist
    More senior levels are using "Principal" or "Chief"

    To answer the specific question, my current job title is that of "Vice President & Principal Scientist Revenue Management & Fleet". ​​



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    Montgomery Blair
    The Hertz Corporation
    Estero FL
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  • 4.  RE: Curious about practitioner job titles

    Posted 2 days ago
    Dear Mary Leszczynski !

    Thank You for Your profesional interest concerning my humble person!

    "In 1996-2002 worked in the Center of the Aviation Industry Economy of the State Research Institute of Aviation Systems (GosNIIAS) as head of the Research department of program planning and reform of aviation industry. Since 2002 - Chief Science Officer at GosNIIAS".

    See other specifics, please:
    https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4514-7519.

    Always ready to tell about myself substantial part of truth
    Oleg Dmitriev (olegdmitriev in INFORMS, CID 167764)








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    Oleg Dmitriev
    Prof. of Dep. of Management and Marketing in h-t industries
    Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)
    Moscow
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  • 5.  RE: Curious about practitioner job titles

    Posted 2 days ago
    Apologizes.
    In the system, the stuffing of double symbols is sometimes reduced for a reason unknown to me. Maybe I'm hitting the keys too fast. Sometimes it's hard to see on the screen, because my eyes are no longer microscopes.
    "Professional", of course.
    Oleg Dmitries

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    Oleg Dmitriev
    Prof. of Dep. of Management and Marketing in h-t industries
    Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University)
    Moscow
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