ResidenceSan Francisco Bay Area FieldsComputer Science EducationStanford University
NameAndreas Weigend NationalityGerman
InstitutionsStanford University, University of California at Berkeley, and Tsinghua UniversityCheung Kong Graduate School of Business Known forExpertise in:
Personalization & discovery
Metrics & Measurements
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Andreas Weigend is the former Chief Scientist of Amazon.com and the author of the book Data for the People (Basic Books, 2017).
He teaches the course "Social Data Revolution" on applications of predictive analytics and the impact of big data on individuals, business and society at the University of California at Berkeley and at Fudan in Shanghai. He has advised several startup companies and consulted for various others.
Weigend studied physics and philosophy at the Universität Bonn and received a PhD in Physics from Stanford University in 1991.