Yael Garten leads the Mobile Data Science team at LinkedIn, which converts LinkedIn's rich data into actionable product and business insights that optimize the LinkedIn mobile experience, creating powerful data-driven products to help LinkedIn's 275 million members be productive and successful. Her team also focuses on understanding the impact of mobile usage on the rich LinkedIn ecosystem.
Before joining LinkedIn, Yael was at Stanford University, where she completed her Ph.D. in Biomedical Informatics, focusing on information extraction via natural language processing to understand how human genetic variations impacts drug response. Yael advises biomedical companies on informatics methodologies to transform high throughput data into insights. She has a Ph.D. from Stanford University School of Medicine, and an M.Sc. from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel.