Summary

Applied Statistician specializing in Machine Learning, Data Mining. R software package developer. Advanced SAS programmer. Extensive experience dealing with large data sets and consulting experience working with diverse statistics problems. Proven hands-on problem-solver.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Present

Marketplace Manager, Revenue

Microsoft Advertising

At Advertising Business Group:

- Conducted advertiser demand analysis and provided actionable insight to field sales.

- Finished publisher configuration tuning ahead of schedule.

- Taken lead in designing and implementing the methodology for marketing initiative effectiveness study.

Education

Education
Sep 2005 - Jun 2011

PhD

University of California at Santa Barbara

- GPA: 3.91/4.00

- Research area: Non-parametric regression, machine learning algorithms

- Courses taken: Generalized Linear Mixed Models, Bayesian Decision Theory, Smoothing Spline Anova, Experimental Design, Machine Learning, Multivariate Analysis, Survey Sampling Design, Stochastic Processes, Financial Mathematics, Time Series, Dynamic Linear Models, Hidden Markov Models, Accelerated Failure Time Models, Survival Analysis, Longitudinal Data Analysis.