Claudia Perlich currently serves as Chief Scientist at m6d. In this role, Claudia designs, develops, analyzes and optimizes the machine learning that informs brands on how to find their best prospective customers. She and the team of m6d scientists live and breathe web-wide data to fuel new business and marketplace intelligence. An active industry speaker and frequent contributor to industry publications, Claudia thrives on serving as a guide in world of data. She has been published over 30 scientific articles, and holds multiple patents in machine learning. She has won many data mining competitions, including the prestigious KDD Cup three times for her work on movie ratings in 2007, breast cancer detection in 2008, and churn and propensity predictions for telecom customers in 2009, as well as the KDD best paper award for data leakage in 2011.
Prior to joining m6d in February 2010, Claudia worked in Data Analytics Research at IBM’s Watson Research Center, concentrating on data analytics and machine learning for complex real-world domains and applications. Claudia has a PhD in Information Systems from NYU and an MA in Computer Science from Colorado University.