Associate, Data Scientist @ BlackRock Greater New York City AreaData Scientist @ Oracle Graduated from a 2-year Rotational Analytics Program with exposure to 4 different roles in data science.1st Rotation – Integrated Analytics Solutions (Aug 2016 – Feb 2017)• Web Data Collection: Automated the process to collect the brand penetration rate from the website of IRI, a...
Associate, Data Scientist @ BlackRock Greater New York City AreaData Scientist @ Oracle Graduated from a 2-year Rotational Analytics Program with exposure to 4 different roles in data science.1st Rotation – Integrated Analytics Solutions (Aug 2016 – Feb 2017)• Web Data Collection: Automated the process to collect the brand penetration rate from the website of IRI, a market research company, by searching the most similar products in Python, which reduced the touch-time by 99%• Data Wrangling: Implemented an end-to-end pipeline to deliver buy-through-rate campaign reporting by integrating large datasets from multiple sources using Hive, Python and Redshift2nd Rotation – Strategic Analytics (Feb – Aug 2017)• Data Visualization: Developed a web-based dashboard from scratch to track the growth of qualified marketing leads using Python Flask, AngularJS and C3.js, which has enabled the marketing department to make quicker decisions on marketing efforts• Ad Hoc Support: Provided internal and external data-driven product support to various stakeholders in quick turnaround mostly by using SQL and Python3rd Rotation – Identity Science (Aug 2017 – Feb 2018)• Big Data Pipeline: Established metrics and engineered a scalable data pipeline in PySpark, Python Luigi and Docker, which allowed the team to evaluate the accuracy of cookies-to-households connections• Big Data Analysis: Delivered data-driven reports that connected over 2 billion online impressions and 400 million mobile devices to offline households using PySpark and Hive, which provided visibility into match rate and cross-device coverage of ODC ID Graph with new media partners4th Rotation – Applied Research (Feb – August 2018)• ML Model Validation: Renovated the old validation methodology by creating a representative validation set for the entire U.S. population, which addressed the issue of data skewness and allowed the team to evaluate the model performance more accurately From August 2016 to August 2018 (2 years 1 month) Greater Denver AreaData Scientist @ Rakuten 1. Market Basket AnalysisUtilized PySpark to identify groups of products that are negatively associated from over 1 million user transactions, improving the efficiency of smart coupon system2. Text AnalyticsAnalyzed a dataset of wine product titles in Python and generated a dictionary of Japanese-English synonyms, enabling the team to improve the product-matching system From June 2015 to August 2015 (3 months) Tokyo, JapanBusiness Intelligence Analyst @ GMYLE Worked as the Business Intelligence Analyst for GMYLE (Gadgets Make Your Life Easier), an E-Commerce retailer developing consumer electronics, gadgets and accessories through multiple online platforms.1. Web Data CollectionDeveloped a web scraping program in Java to collect product ranking information and customers' review on Amazon's website, saving 15 work hours per week2. Business Intelligence Analyticsi) Created an index to measure the market share of the company's products on Amazon by using log-linear model in R to analyze the correlation between products' ranking and advertising impressionii) Applied the index to create daily reports in MS Access to monitor market share change by wrangling data from inventory, sales and product MySQL databasesiii) Developed an alerting system in MS Access to detect recent bad reviews from customers From December 2013 to May 2014 (6 months) Hong KongSenior Data Scientist @ Oracle Promoted to Senior Data Scientist in June 2019.1. Data-Driven Story Telling: Leveraged alternative data sources to validate the effectiveness of Oracle modeled audience to find brand buyers outside of the training set. The result has been packaged by sales team to create talking points and marketing collaterals2. Automation: Developed an automation pipeline in Python to pull and clean ad viewability data with JIRA API, which has freed 2 full-time employees' working hours From August 2018 to September 2019 (1 year 2 months) Greater New York City Area
Associate, Data Scientist
Greater New York City Area
August 2016 to August 2018
Greater Denver Area
June 2015 to August 2015
Business Intelligence Analyst
December 2013 to May 2014
Senior Data Scientist
August 2018 to September 2019
Greater New York City Area
Carnegie Mellon University
Master’s Degree, Management Information Systems, 4.06/4.33, Highest Distinction
2014 to 2016
Penn State University
Exchange Program, Economics & Statistics
2013 to 2013
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Bachelor’s Degree, Economics, First Class Honor
2010 to 2014
What company does Qihang Zhou work for?
Qihang Zhou works for BlackRock
What is Qihang Zhou's role at BlackRock?
Qihang Zhou is Associate, Data Scientist
What industry does Qihang Zhou work in?
Qihang Zhou works in the Marketing and Advertising industry.
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