Office Hour with Yael Garten

Expo Hall (Table C)

How does data science for mobile devices differ from web analytics? What are the challenges, the biases, the opportunities you need to take into account when embarking on mobile product development and analytics? When looking at your business holistically, how are you providing relevant content to users taking into account activity across all devices? How can we ensure data-infused product design? + open topics

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Yael Garten


Yael Garten is a Senior Data Scientist at LinkedIn, where she leads the mobile data analytics team that focuses on understanding and increasing Mobile engagement of LinkedIn’s 200 million members. Yael’s team is focused on converting LinkedIn’s rich data into actionable product and business insights that optimize the LinkedIn mobile experience and create powerful data-driven products that help members be productive and successful. Her team also focuses on understanding the impact of mobile usage on the rich LinkedIn ecosystem.

Before joining LinkedIn, Yael was at Stanford University, where she completed her PhD in Biomedical Informatics, focusing on information extraction via natural language processing to understand how human genetic variations impacts drug response. Yael advises biomedical companies on informatics methodologies to transform high throughput data into insights. She has a PhD from Stanford University School of Medicine, and MSc from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.


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