Data Science Manager at Facebok
Joel Witten is a New York City based Data Science Lead. He manages a Data Science/Engineering team at Facebook in NYC. Previously, he lead the Analytics + Data Engineering teams at Venmo, where the team focuses on product, finance, support, and marketing analytics. He is also building out an analytics course for small business owners and new marketing professional at Lucida.
Formerly, Joel was a data scientist at Squarespace, while also teaching Statistics for marketing students at NYU SPS and Data Science at General Assembly. A lifetime ago, he was an options trader at an investment bank.
Joel has spent his career understanding customer value, marketing attribution, and product analytics, but above all, has a passion for teaching. He believes that an analytical approach to business, no matter how small, will give one a leg up against the competition.