San Francisco, California
Wish - Shopping made fun!
July 2015 to Present
Data Scientist, Analytics Lead
August 2014 to May 2015
Co-Founder, Business Development & Marketing
January 2013 to December 2013
University of Waterloo
2007 to 2012
What company does Samson Hu work for?
Samson Hu works for Wish - Shopping made fun!
What is Samson Hu's role at Wish - Shopping made fun!?
Samson Hu is Data
What industry does Samson Hu work in?
Samson Hu works in the Internet industry.
I'm currently working at Wish on the data platform. Previously, I led data strategy at 500px, and co-founded a data visualization start-up called Polychart. Polychart received accelerator funding from HIGHLINE and Velocity Venture Fund. I'm passionate about building data driven culture in companies. I recently wrote an article on how to build an analytics function from scratch, which reached the frontpage of Hacker News: https://medium.com/@samson_hu/building-analytics-at-500px-92e9a7005c83Data @ From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Data Scientist, Analytics Lead @ I led data strategy and developed the analytics and reporting platform for a company of 60 employees, 12 products, and over 5 million users From August 2014 to May 2015 (10 months) Co-Founder, Business Development & Marketing @ I formed revenue generating partnerships, closed sales, and built an online presence that attracted over 1500 inbound users to try our data analytics platform Polychart is a graduate of the Velocity Garage incubator in Waterloo, and received seed funding from Extreme Startups (now HIGHLINE) From January 2013 to December 2013 (1 year) Co-operative Education @ Six 4-month internships as a data analyst and software developer in banking, retail, and insurance, and the Canadian government Financial Analyst at Sears Financial Data Analyst at Health Canada Reporting Analyst at Bank of Montreal Software Developer at Kanetix Data Analyst at Passport Canada Data Analyst at Environment Canada From 2007 to 2012 (5 years) Bachelor of Mathematics, Honours Pure Mathematics and Statistics @ University of Waterloo Samson Hu is skilled in: Entrepreneurship, Analytics, Data Visualization, Statistics, Business Development, Online Marketing, Strategy, Product Management, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Python, R, SAS, SQL, MySQL
Extraversion (E), Intuition (N), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
1 year(s), 10 month(s)
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