Data Scientists at Facebook perform large scale data analysis, identify actionable insight, suggest recommendations and influence the direction of the business. At different stage of each Facebook product, data scientists are driving the success of product development, user engagement, growth as well as revenue. We’ll give detailed examples of how to leverage statistics, machine learning and large scale data analysis skills to drive product success and what the day-to-day work looks like for data scientists at Facebook. We’ll also talk about the potential career opportunities at Facebook and hold Q&A session at the end of the presentation. Feel free to bring a hard copy of your resume to be considered for new grad and internship opportunities.
Matt Boys is a Data Scientist at Facebook, where he works on the News Feed team. Prior to Facebook, he held a variety of roles at technology companies large (eBay, Skype) and small (IFTTT, Stripe). He has a BSc in Economics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School.