Speaking Engagements

I was honored to be the Commencement Speaker for the Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering at Stanford University in June 2017.
You can read my Commencement address here.

Industrial Venues

  • Keynote Speaker
    • More Data or Better Algorithms? Better Data, of Course!
      • 05/2017 – Chief Analytics Officer Summit, Scottsdale, AZ
    • The Role of Data Scientist in Product Development
      • 05/2015 – Data Science Conference, Santa Clara, CA
      • 04/2015 – Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Summit, Chicago, IL
      • 02/2015 – Data Science Innovation Summit, San Diego, CA
  • Panelist
    • 05/2017 – Chief Analytics Officer Summit, Scottsdale, AZ
      • Leveraging Machine Learning and advanced analytics to deliver business value
    • 03/2017 – ShopTalk 2017, Las Vegas, NV
      • Optimizing Retail Value Chain Through Analytics
    • 11/2016 – Chief Data Scientist Summit, San Francisco, CA
      • Winning the Talent War
      • Empowering Personalization Through Data Science
    • 04/2016 – IBM Chief Data Officer Strategy Summit, San Francisco, CA
      • What is a Cognitive Business and What Does it Mean to You?
      • How to Keep Your Data Science Team Action-Oriented
    • 03/2016 – Berkeley Data Science Forum, Berkeley, CA
      • Innovation using Data Science
    • 02/2015 – Data Science Innovation Summit, San Diego, CA
      • The Evolution of Data Science

Academic Venues

  • Guest Lecturer
    • Search and Recommendation System for eRetail
      • 05/2017 – MS&E 235 Analytics in Action, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
    • An Overview of the Role of Data Science in eRetail
      • 04/2017 – MBA263 Marketing Analytics, Haas School of Business, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA
      • 01/2017 – Data Strategy for Business Leaders, Haas School of Business, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA
      • 04/2016 – MBA263 Marketing Analytics, Haas School of Business, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA
      • 03/2016 – BUAD 311 Operations Management, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California, CA
      • 04/2015 – Data Science & Strategy Lecture Series, Haas School of Business, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA
    • Machine Learning for Marketing Analytics
      • 04/2014 – MBA263 Marketing Analytics, Haas School of Business, Berkeley University, Berkeley, CA
  • Invited Talks
    • Workshop – “From Bad Models to Good Policies”, the 28th Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, NIPS 2014, Montreal, Canada (12/2014)
    • Workshop – “Customer Value Optimization in Digital Marketing”, the 31st International Conference on Machine Learning, ICML 2014, Beijing, China (07/2014)
    • Complexity Science Seminar, Imperial College, London, UK (03/2009)
    • Microsoft Research Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (03/2009)
    • eBay Research and Data Mining, San Jose, CA (03/2009)
    • Hewlett-Packard Labs, Palo Alto, CA (10/2008)
    • INFORMS 2008 annual meeting, Washington D.C. (10/2008)
    • Yahoo! Research (08/2006)
  • Conferences and Workshops
    • The 4th International Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, WINE 2008, Shanghai, China (12/2008)
    • The 3rd World Congress of the Game Theory Society, GAMES 2008, Evanston, Il (07/2008)
    • The 5th International Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web-Graph, WAW 2007, San Diego, CA (12/2007)
    • The 3rd International Workshop on Internet and Network Economics, WINE 2007, San Diego, CA (12/2007)
    • The 8th ACM conference on Electronic Commerce, EC 2007, Sand Diego, CA (07/2007)
  • Seminars at Stanford University