Xin Fu is a Senior Director of Data Science at LinkedIn. Prior to that, he worked at Google and Microsoft. Xin is an expert in driving product innovation through creative use of data, ranging from inferential analysis and online experimentation, to creation of analytics platforms and data products. The framework that he developed and implemented to build data-driven organizations has proven to boost both the quality and speed of decision making in multiple companies that he has worked for.
Xin holds a PhD in Human-Computer Interaction and a MS in Statistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has authored over 50 refereed papers and journal articles in the areas of information organization and retrieval, Web search interface, and online user behavioral measurement. He advises several companies on their Big Data strategies such as Didi Chuxing in China. He is also a frequent speaker at Big Data conferences such as KDD, WWW and Strata.