Archive | February, 2013

Andrew Eichenbaum

Andrew Eichenbaum is the Head of Research and Analytics at Yummly, a semantic web search engine for food, cooking and recipes. Previously he was a Senior Analytics Engineer at Yoono and an Analytics Scientist at MyBuys. He specializes in search, personalization, NLP, reporting, product design/road-map Hi Andrew! What is your educational background and how has [...]

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Kovas Boguta

Kovas Boguta has previously worked at Wolfram Research and Wolfram Alpha in various research roles.  He then went on to found Infoharmoni, a social media analytics company.  Currently, he is the Chief Analytics Engineer at Weebly. Hi Kovas! What is your educational background and how has it compared you for your role in data analytics and [...]

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Jonathan Hsu

Jonathan is currently an Analytics and Data Science Manager at Facebook .  In this role, he manages a team of analysts and data scientists working on a variety of aspects related to leveraging data to make the product better.  His analytics work began in the Metrics team at Slide after his company that launched a successful [...]

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Jake Porway

Hi Jake! What is your experience in data analytics and science roles? Computer vision researcher, UCLA, worked to get computers to recognize objects better. Data scientist, Utopia Compression, sold my soul to do R&D for DARPA, erring on the side of the greater good (e.g. automated landmine removal as opposed to automated baby exploding). Data [...]

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Ding Zhou

Ding is currently Chief Scientist at Klout overseeing its data product,  engineering and infrastructure teams. At Klout, Ding developed and helped establish the Klout score as the standard for measuring influence on the social web. Ding was an early engineer lead at Facebook where his team developed the social network giant’s revenue engine. Prior to that, Ding worked on various [...]

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Venu Anuganti

Venu Anuganti is a experienced consultant, advising the construction of massive data architectures for many technology companies in Silicon Valley.   He has worked with over 30+ fortune-500 companies and over 75+ small companies including Microsoft, Zynga, Groupon, Marin Software, Rubicon Project, Live Journal, Loyal3, Callidus Cloud, etc. He specializes in building data solutions for data [...]

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Scott Nicholson

Scott is the Chief Data Scientist at Accretive Health, working on uncovering insights that will help doctors increase the quality of [...]

Antonio Piccolboni

Antonio began his career in bioinformatics, spending 10 years split between academia and industry.   He then worked  for a web [...]

Kate Matsudaira

Kate Matsudaira was most recently CTO at Decide where she managed a team of people doing data mining and machine learning. [...]

Christyn Perras

Christyn is currently a quantitative analyst at Youtube.  Previously she worked at Slide, a social gaming startup where she also [...]

John Cook

John Cook started out in applied math and worked for University of Texas and Vanderbilt University. He then left [...]

Hadley Wickham

Hadley Wickham has recently joined Rstudio as Chief Scientist.  Previously, he spent over four years as a statistics professor at Rice [...]