Wayfair Data Science Hosts Third PhD Immersion Program

March 15, 2019

In January 2019, Wayfair Data Science was thrilled to host our third immersion program for graduate students in quantitative fields. Our largest round...

Moving from Academia to Industry: 10 Tips from Wayfair Data Science PhDs

October 31, 2018

So, you graduated college, spent half a decade in a quantitative PhD program, maybe took a postdoctoral fellowship….and now what? You may want to st...

Diversity in Tech: Data Science Manager Jen Wang Shares Her Thoughts with ForbesBooks

August 13, 2018

Workplace diversity is not just an ethical issue. Teams that overcome diversity issues (e.g., gender, race, ethnicity, experience) often achieve great...

Wayfair Data Science Hosts 2nd Immersion Program

July 11, 2018

Top left to right: Yumeng Ma (University of Michigan), Steven Yin (Columbia), Michael Spece, Carnegie Mellon University), Quinn Donahoe (University of...

Director Dan Wulin Shares His Data Journey in New Podcast

June 18, 2018

No two people's paths to Wayfair are exactly the same. On our data science team alone we employ physicists, neuroscientists, biophysical chemists, eco...

Algo Dev Day: A Community Service Hackathon

May 16, 2018

Earlier this month, the Pricing Algorithms team had a Community Service Hack Day here at our office, dedicating an afternoon to work on simple tools t...

Debunking the 4 Myths of a Career Transition from PhD to Data Science

May 2, 2018

Since I began my tenure at Wayfair as a data scientist, many PhD students and postdocs have reached out to ask for advice about the transition to data...

Wayfair’s First Data Science Immersion Program

February 8, 2018

As Data Science has become increasingly important to Wayfair’s success, so has the quest to find great people to join our team - individuals who are...