EVERY BUSINESS THAT WANTS TO BE DATA-DRIVEN, SHOULD BE.
DO I NEED BUSINESS + DATA STRATEGY?
- Start-up advisor + mentor to 10+ founders on development and implementation of data strategies to power data-driven customer understanding from pre-product through release
- Prioritized 40+ initiatives in collaboration with executives of major entertainment studio, based on product payoff, timeline to delivery and data availability
- Course: Filling-in your Data Strategy Gaps: 10 Reasons Why your Data Initiative will Fail and How to Get it Right the First Time (Q3)
HOW CAN I LEVERAGE DATA TO UNDERSTAND MY CUSTOMERS AND GROW MY BUSINESS?
- Developed positive and negative KPIs to evaluate network connectivity for online gaming start-up with TB of data (220M+ requests/day)
- Identified areas of missed revenue opportunities that also reduced customer churn for fashion subscription box
- Built end-to-end near-real time recommendation engine for a social media start-up to improve engagement of social media posts via ExtraTrees, and productionalized as an API via AWS SageMaker, Python and Docker
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SPEAKING + MENTORING ENGAGEMENTS (2019)
- Panelist: AI/ML in Media & Entertainment at DataScience Salon LA (November)
- Panelist: Fireside chat on business and data strategy at RTB Capital Group (October)
- Speaker: Data Projects vs Products: Top 5 Reasons Why your Data Science Project Didn't Make it and How to Get It Right the First Time (October)
- Speaker: Strategic Plan you Need to get your Data Product into Production: Good, Bad, and Ugly Lessons Learned from the Field (September)
- Mentor (Pitch + Data Strategy): Glendale Tech on Tap (August)
- Speaker: Writing your First Testing Suite with pytest for your Machine Learning Model (July, video)
- UCLA Lecturer (Jan 2019 - Mar 2019, Wednesdays 6-9PM): Stats 404 - Statistical Computing and Programming