Director, Data Science – AI/ML
Ying is a Director of Data Science & Analytics at PepsiCo global R&D, leading the team of applied AI and Machine Learning. Her team focus on using AI/ML technologies solve business question and provide the actionable solutions. Ying has over 12 years experiences of Applied Data Science, including Biology, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales and R&D.
For her current role, Ying is responsible to build AI and Machine Learning capabilities to power R&D teams including Food and Beverage, Supply Chain, Packaging, Nutrition, Safety and Regulatory. She focuses on implementing AI/ML to drive prescriptive analytics at a macro and personalized level, and drives advances in core methodologies leveraging learning and tools in the fields of Computer Vision, NLP, and Predictive Analytics for PepsiCo Global R&D.
Ying has several advanced degrees from Iowa State University, Ph.D. in Genetics, and master’s degree in Bioinformatics & Computational Biology. Outside of work, she is the reviewer for several scientific journals of Genetics.