Ya has been working in the domain of A/B testing for over 8 years. She has built and led the experimentation team @ LinkedIn, with the mission to not only create a world-class A/B testing platform, but to create an experimentation ecosystem where people, process and platform can work tightly together to truly accelerate innovation through A/B testing. Before LinkedIn, she worked at Microsoft Bing where she focused on advancing A/B methodologies. She holds a PhD in Statistics from Stanford University, and is a frequent speaker at top-tier conferences worldwide, including WWW, WSDM, KDD and RecSys.
Software Delivery Consultant
Pete Hodgson is an independent software delivery consultant. He helps engineering teams to level up and tackle their thorniest challenges, with a focus on agile engineering practices, architectural evolution, and lean process management. Prior to going independent, he spent several years as a consultant at ThoughtWorks, along with a few stints in startup land as an engineering lead.