Jiayi graduated from University of Washington and since a young age has been passionate about technology and lifestyle. After graduating, she worked in an E-commerce startup company for three years. She obtained many accomplishments back then as a promotion supervisor, including executing marketing campaigns to drive web traffic as well as conversion rate by synthesizing user data to identify customer behavior and support customer centric related decision making. She gradually found the creativity, rigor, and depth of programming and fueld her interest in data science. Particularly, she wants to learn advanced data modeling to apply scalable algorithms to extract meaningful information from complex and large-scale projects, so as to relieve people from heavy manual annotations and inspections, as well as enabling automatic business analysis and recommendation. She is also interested in living her life the best way possible while being more equipped to help others doing the same.
Hometown: Changzhou, China
Degree: BA in Communication and Anthropology from the University of Washington