Andreas Weigend

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Andreas S. Weigend Ph.D
Andreas Weigend photo by Linda Poeng.jpg
Residence San Francisco Bay Area
Nationality German, American
Known for

Expertise in:

  • Big Data
  • Personalization and Recommender Systems
  • Metrics and Measurements
  • Incentive Design
Scientific career
Fields Computer Science
Institutions Stanford University, University of California at Berkeley, Tsinghua UniversityCheung Kong Graduate School of Business and Fudan

Andreas Weigend is the former Chief Scientist of 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.

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