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

Li Fan
Senior Vice President, Engineering, Pinterest


Li Fan is the senior vice president of engineering at Pinterest, where she leads the company’s technical direction and oversees a team of 400+ engineers building a visual discovery engine. Previously, Li was the senior director of engineering at Google, where she led image search; vice president of engineering at Baidu, where she was responsible for product design and development at China’s largest search engine; and a software developer and engineering manager at Cisco and Ingrian Networks. She holds a master’s degree in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in computer science from Fudan University in Shanghai.


9:05am9:20am Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Li Fan (Pinterest)
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(4.38, 8 ratings)
Li Fan shares insights into how Pinterest improves products based on usage and explains how the company is using AI to predict what’s in an image, what a user wants, and what they’ll want next, answering subjective questions better than machines or humans alone could achieve. Read more.