Caitlin Smallwood - Databricks

Caitlin Smallwood

VP of Data Science and Analytics, Netflix

Caitlin Smallwood is VP of Data Science and Analytics at Netflix, where she leads analytics, measurement and prediction, experimentation science, and algorithm research for all parts of the Netflix business.  She and her team enjoy tackling challenging initiatives such as: personalizing entertainment recommendations to each member; predicting the popularity of new Netflix movies and TV shows to inform content and marketing investments; optimizing studio production operations; researching new experimentation techniques; optimizing the delivery and quality of internet streaming; and driving key metrics and reporting.  Prior to joining Netflix in 2010, Caitlin worked at Intuit, Yahoo!, and several mathematical consulting firms (PwC, SRA).  Caitlin holds a M.S. in Operations Research from Stanford University and a B.S. in Mathematics from The College of William and Mary.