Director of Product Innovation - Content Recommendation And Promotion

The Role We're looking for a Director of Product Innovation to lead our efforts to create the best video recommendation system in the world for our 130MM+ global members. You would drive innovation leveraging advanced machine learning and statistical modeling techniques on massive data sets to address key problems such as:o Ranking our catalog of content to best capture each member's content tastes and preferenceso Leveraging diverse sources of data to "cold-start" relevant recommendations for new users from their first interactiono Selecting relevant newly released content to promote to each member to maximize incremental engagement. Ensure that each new TV show or movie being added to the catalog finds its relevant audience quickly.o Generate relevant rankings in multiple contexts : similarity to specific title in the catalog, in response to a particular search query, in response to current within-service and external trends etc. In addition, the Director of Product Innovation is expected to be a high-leverage thought leader across multiple disciplines, influencing discussions on algorithms, metrics, and principled decision-making throughout the organization. Skills Proven history of intuition for generating great algorithmic ideas with demonstrated impact on business metrics through AB testing Experience and demonstrated leadership working effectively with data scientists, machine learning engineers, statisticians etc.  Ability to articulate (in presentations and documents) technical content to diverse non-technical audiences.  Ability to partner with people from different parts of the company to ensure that your solutions drive real business impact. Strategic thinking and ability to incorporate larger business context into algorithm development. 4+ years experience working on mathematical models to solve business problems Post graduate education (MS or PhD)  in an applied quantitative field such as : Machine Learning, Statistics, Operations research, Information theory, Control theory, Econometrics etc
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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