Manik Gupta, Chief Analytics and Insights Officer at Bayer Consumer Health North America together with Baz Khuti, President US at Modak outlines his recommendation from a career perspective. Given the many career tracks for data and analytics professionals today, one needs to determine where to specialize or to remain generalized. His next piece of advice refers to committing to the idea of lifelong learning because the data market changes dramatically every day. And lastly, an institution or support group will be of great help as one journey through the data career ladder.