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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Eric Colson

Eric Colson
Chief Algorithms Officer, Stitch Fix

Website | @ericcolson

Eric Colson is the Chief Algorithms Officer at Stitch Fix, where he specializes in consumer algorithms. He is also an advisor at Big Data incubator Data Elite, and Big Data Platform provider Mortar Data. Previously, he was VP of Data Science & Engineering at Netflix and has held analytics positions at Yahoo!, Blue Martini, Proxicom, and Information Resources. He holds a B.A. in Economics, a M.S. in Information Systems, and a M.S. in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford.


2:20pm–3:00pm Friday, 02/20/2015
Design & Interfaces
Location: LL21 B
Eric Colson (Stitch Fix)
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Even the most data-driven organizations still incorporate “art” into their decision-making process. Values, culture, social norms, and biases influence decisions as much as the data. This isn’t always a bad thing—data can sometimes fail to tell the whole story. And, by combining data with the intellectual assets that reside in the heads of employees we can create new capabilities. Read more.