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Make Data Work
September 26–27, 2016: Training
September 27–29, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Jaya  Kolhatkar

Jaya Kolhatkar
Vice President, Global Data, @WalmartLabs, Walmart


Jaya Kolhatkar is vice president of engineering with @WalmartLabs, the Silicon Valley-based tech arm of Walmart’s ecommerce division, where she is responsible for defining and testing a predictive intelligence platform that allows data scientists to build and deploy predictive algorithms that can influence customer experience in real time and reduce fraud. Jaya joined Walmart when they acquired Inkiru, the company that she cofounded and served at as the chief analytics officer, which focused on leveraging data to create business value, particularly through the use of predictive analytics. Prior to Inkiru, Jaya spent four years at eBay Inc., at both eBay and PayPal, developing infrastructure to facilitate real-time linking of customers across eBay properties to enhance customer experience. Jaya holds a master’s of business administration from Villanova University.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Location: 1 E 12/1 E 13
Jen van der Meer (Reason Street), JOLENE JEFFRIES (GE Digital), David Boyle (Audience Strategies), Josh Laurito (Squarespace), Nitin Kaul (Merck & Co., Inc.), richard baumgartner (Merck), Vinee Kumar (Dept of Transportation), Joanne Chen (Truveris), Renee DiResta (New Knowledge), Jaya Kolhatkar (Walmart ), Ghazal Badiozamani (Elsevier), Mike Koelemay (Lockheed Martin), Erin Akred (DataKind), Michael Dowd (DataKind), Vinee Kumar (Dept of Transportation), Renee DiResta (New Knowledge), Madhuri kollu (Sabre), Tara Prakriya (Maana)
The road to a data-driven business is paved with hard-won lessons, painful mistakes, and clever insights. We're introducing a new Tutorial Day track packed with case studies, where you can hear from practitioners across a wide range of industries. Read more.
9:05am–9:30am Tuesday, 09/27/2016
Location: 1 E 12/ 1 E 13 Level: Intermediate
Tags: ecommerce
Jaya Kolhatkar (Walmart )
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As the world's largest retailer, Walmart relies on data to power the best shopping experience across the Web, mobile, and stores at scale. Every week, more than 240 million people visit a Walmart store or website around the world. Jaya Kolhatkar explains how Walmart is using that transactional data to make shopping more seamless and personalized. Read more.