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Andreas Weigend

UC Berkeley
San Francisco
Dr. Andreas Weigend is interested in the impact of the social data revolution on individuals, business, and society. He was the Chief Scientist of Amazon, now teaches at Stanford and UC Berkeley, and directs the Social Data Lab.
He advises innovative startups and regularly consults for large corporations including Alibaba, BMW, GE, Lufthansa, MasterCard, Tencent and the World Economic Forum..
Andreas received his Ph.D. in physics from Stanford and was a post-doc at Xerox PARC. His career as a data scientist combined with his industry and startup experience allows him to successfully bridge the gap between academia and industry. He has published more than 100 scientific papers and is currently writing the book "Data for the People".
Andreas lives in San Francisco, Shanghai, and on weigend.com.