Ya Xu - Databricks

Ya Xu

Head of Data Science, LinkedIn

At LinkedIn, Ya leads the Data Science organization. Embedded across functions, Data Science strives to help LinkedIn make more informed decisions via measurement, data analysis, experimentation, and creative data solutions. Their work covers metrics, insights, inference and algorithms, and they tackle data science challenges across product, sales, marketing, economics, infrastructure and operations. Ya is passionate about bridging science and engineering to create impactful results. Ya received a BA in Economics and Mathematics at Williams College, then completed her PhD in Statistics at Stanford University.