Andrea Burbank works as a data scientist at Pinterest, where she has led A/B testing for the past 2 years. Prior to Pinterest, she worked as a software engineer at Bing and as a natural language scientist on ranking and relevance at Powerset, a semantic search engine acquired by Microsoft in 2008. She has a BS in physics and a BA in linguistics from Stanford University.
1:45pm–2:25pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Business & Industry
Location: 1 E14/1 E15
Over two years of running A/B testing at Pinterest on millions of users each day, Andrea learned about the nuances that can make or break an experimentation platform. Andrea will discuss how her approach to testing has adjusted over time to avoid critical errors at all levels, from organizational to analytical.