Fan Yang

Fan Yang
  • Data Science Manager, Uber

Fan Yang, Data Science Manager, Uber
Fan Yang is a Data Science Manager at Uber Finance where his team tackles challenges in strategic financial decision-making with machine learning technologies. His team focuses on customer lifetime values, incentives elasticity, and agent-based simulations. The philosophical approach that the team takes emphasizes integrating signals into models incrementally and picking right model architecture that captures the structure of the data. Fan worked as a senior data scientist at SAS institutes where he built neural networks for real-time payment fraud detection before moving to Uber. He graduated with a PhD in Biostatistics and a MS in Computer Science from University of Southern California. His dissertation was focused on incorporation of complex finite-population sampling techniques into machine learning models.

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