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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Ya Xu

Ya Xu
Principal Staff Engineer and Statistician, LinkedIn

Ya Xu is principal staff engineer and statistician at LinkedIn, where she leads a team of engineers and data scientists building a world-class online A/B testing platform. She also spearheads taking LinkedIn’s A/B testing culture to the next level by evangelizing best practices and pushing for broad-based platform adoption. She holds a PhD in statistics from Stanford University.


4:20pm5:00pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Kapil Surlaker (LinkedIn), Ya Xu (LinkedIn)
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Metrics measurement and experimentation play crucial roles in every product decision at LinkedIn. Kapil Surlaker and Ya Xu explain why, to meet the company's needs, LinkedIn built the UMP and XLNT platforms for metrics computation and experimentation, respectively, which have allowed the company to perform measurement and experimentation very efficiently at scale while preserving trust in data. Read more.