Charis Loveland manages the data science team at RueLaLa. She is passionate about fixing customers’ problems through the concept of design thinking. A tech veteran, she has over a decade of experience in machine learning, Big Data, new product introduction, file storage, and hardware storage. At Microsoft, Charis was recognized as an inspiring technical leader, and was chosen for a competitive women's leadership program. Previously, she worked at EMC and SAP. Charis’s career accomplishments include launching a competition platform to gamify machine learning in under 2 months as a new Microsoft employee, streamlining the software patch process cycle for SAP Sourcing from six weeks to same day, and at EMC, creating the “best run Safe Launch program" a senior colleague said he’d ever seen for XtremIO, and managing several end-to-end new product introductions, including XtremCache, XtremSF, and ScaleIO. Watch her in action discussing STEM volunteering, explaining Rue La La's affinity matrix, a neuroscience machine learning challenge, and a machine learning competition to improve women’s health screening in the developing world.
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