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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Christopher Pouliot

Christopher Pouliot
VP Data Science, Nio

Chris Pouliot is a real life rocket scientist, who has also spun astronauts until they were motion sick, split atoms to make an aircraft carrier go fast, provided insightful analysis that led to Google to change their top ad color, and helped Netflix determine what movies and TV shows to buy, and how much they should pay. He is currently the VP of Data Science at Lyft where he leads a team of data scientists who are working on algorithms to improve the Lyft user experience (e.g. dispatch, ETA, pricing).

Sessions

11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Business & Industry
Location: LL20 BC
Michael Abbott (Stanford University), Eugene Mandel (Directly), Christopher Pouliot (Nio), Mike Polcari (23andMe)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 10 ratings)
Most people are familiar with the basic principles driving today’s hottest big data and enterprise companies. But what’s really going on underneath the hood? In this session, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers General Partner Michael Abbott unboxes a variety of startups in the space to examine the technology, architecture, and innovations they’ve harnessed to deliver superior products and services. Read more.