What We Do
We create model driven experiments to drive business impact. Check out our blog to learn about ongoing projects!
Terabytes of Data Captured Daily
Billion Google Ads per Month
Full Years of Clickstream Data
Million Tagged and Classified Images
Million Products in Catalogue
Million Customer Reviews
Personalization & Recommendations
ML Systems Engineering
Data Science EU
Introducing Harmonia: Context-Aware Product Recommendation From Room Images
September 9, 2019
Introduction When looking for a new piece of furniture to add to a room, customers generally consider two major points: the visual appearance of the new item, and its harmony with the existing furniture inside the room. Together, these two considera...
Wayfair DS Explains It All: Samuel Yusuf on Collaborative Filtering
August 14, 2019
Wayfair sells over 10 million products on our website. This vast selection ensures that customers have numerous options when shopping for a particular item; but it also makes effective, personalized product recommendations of vital importance in help...
Wayfair DS Explains It All: Jerry Chen on A/B Test Measurement Validation
July 25, 2019
Experimentation plays a central role in understanding the business impact of data science strategies and solutions. A few weeks ago, Wayfair Data Science Manager Jerry Chen shared one way Wayfair has improved the experimentation process by building a...
Who We Are
We are a diverse group of analytical problem solvers. And we might be more than a little nerdy.
Director of Data Science
University of Chicago
Head of Pricing
Head of DS Merchandising
PhD Operations Research
Head of DS Marketing
MBA Finance & Entrepreneurship
Head of Personalization & Recommendations
Head of Computer Vision
PhD Electrical Engineering
Head of Operations Research
MS Operations Research
Head of ML Systems Engineering
MBA Marketing & E-Commerce
University of Rochester
Head of Data Science EU
Humboldt University of Berlin
How We Work
Here at Wayfair Data Science, our core values are rigor, curiosity, and fun.
From search engines to shipping logistics, Data Science is central to everything we do at Wayfair. As such, it's vital that we get things right. Our thorough in-house testing platform, rolling code deployments, and iterative research-style approach ensure that our work is thorough, precise, and driving the business.
Wayfair’s abundance of data means that there are always new problems to be solved. As such, team members are empowered to explore our data to develop new, high impact ideas and then develop experiments to probe those questions. We also partner with professors and students from Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Columbia, and Cornell to bring the most advanced ML technologies into production.
No one is too busy to brainstorm or answer a question, and code is shared as freely as the snacks in the kitchen. We like doing things together, whether that means collaborating on a pricing experiment or going rockclimbing, kayaking, painting, or visiting a distillery with our coworkers during our monthly pod outings.