There’s a global shortage of data scientists and it’s going to get worse before it’s going to get better.

As the demand for data scientists increases, the supply of talent in the US cannot keep up. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the U.S. economy could short as many as 250,000 data scientists by 2024. Countries like Malaysia are building national programs to fill the gap as they seek to become a global hub of data science talent. The United States needs to apply more resources in order to grow the number of US-trained data scientists and maintain a global leadership position in data science.

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