Career Profile

I am a data enthusiast passionate about open-source software, self-taught in programming with a background in marketing and management. I have seven years of progressive experience in the realm of analytics, all of them bridging the layman and data science.

Experiences

Growth Analyst

2019 - Present
World Economic Forum, Geneva

Though focused on analysing the audience of the Forum’s Strategic Intelligence efforts the role extends to anything that can positively impact growth, such as better news clustering, or personalised newsletters.

Audience Engagement Specialist, Data Analyst

2017 - 2019
World Economic Forum, Geneva

Assists both the Media and Digital teams of the Public Engagement department with all things data, from automated data collection and reports to statistical inference and modeling.

Achievement: Successfully set up a robust set of analytics tools and dashboard for the media and digital teams.

Data analyst

2015 - 2017
Cheetah Mobile, Beijing

Leveraged Cheetah Mobile big data’s capabilities to advertise mobile apps on Facebook. Developed models and tools (R packages) to support internal team of analysts. Automated numerous reports to alleviate burden on marketers and improve communication. Supported the department’s media buyers with analysis and reports on performances of facebook advertisements. The advertised products are mobile applications, all offers CPI and conditional on day-2 retention.

Achievement: Successfully launched a new commercially viable business line.

Senior Research Executive

2015 - 2015
Ipsos, Beijing

Oversaw 3 months reputation study for communication giant Huawei to assess the brand image of its B2B division amongst think tanks, NGOs, governmental bodies (i.e.: EU Commission), and more. Interviews were conducted in face-to-face in Belgium, Germany, France and Japan (for cultural reasons) while the survey was conducted online in another 12. Involved in survey design, data collection and cleaning as well as reporting. Monetary value of project: over RMB 5 million.

Research Manager

2012 - 2014
Digital Jungle, Beijing

Managed the agency’s Research & Insights department—a team of 3 analysts—focusing on social media research (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Sina Weibo). Clients included; Durex, Burger Fuel, Fonterra, and more. Covered the whole research process; from defining RFPs to presentation of findings to clients through analysis and visualisation of the data.

Achievement: Project delivered on time to a satisfied client; learned the ropes of traditional market research.

Projects

You will find some of my projects below, please visit my personal website for the full list.

echarts4r - R htmlwidget to create powerful interactive visualisations.
grapher - A library to visualise large scale monopartite graphs in three dimensions.
|tʃəːp| - A platform to analyse Twitter interactions.
twinetverse - A suite of packages to build and visualise networks of Twitter interactions.
news-r - An initiative that provides open-source media analysis software.

Skills & Proficiency

R & Git

HTML5 & CSS

Javascript

Python & Golang

Machine Learning

Databases