AI in Action E453: Chen Peng, Head of Data at Faire

,  | June 16 2023 | JP Valentine

Welcome to episode 453 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in North America and Europe.

Today’s guest is Chen Peng, Head of Data at Faire. Founded in 2017, Faire is the online wholesale marketplace connecting independent retailers and brands around the world. The company’s vision is to help small businesses come together to compete on a more level playing field with the likes of Walmart and Amazon. Today, Faire is the online marketplace where retailers discover their next bestsellers from independent brands across the globe.

The data team at Faire is currently a 70+ person full-stack team including data engineering, analytics engineering, machine learning engineering, and data science. They own data warehouse, ETL pipelines, experimentation platform, ML platform, data discovery & quality tooling. The team also work on various ML & optimization systems related to search & recommendation, paid placement, financial underwriting, lead scoring, marketplace dynamics, incentives & pricing, etc.

In the episode, Chen will talk about:

Faire’s B2B ecommerce marketplace for wholesale

Day-to-day life of the data team

An overview of how they are applying AI in the platform

Why Faire is a great place to work

What excites him for the future of the organization

To find out more about all the great work happening at Faire, check out the website www.faire.com/careers or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @faire_wholesale. You can also connect with Chen directly on LinkedIn.

If you’re interested in exploring our latest Data Science &ML jobs, check out our live vacancies or upload your resume today to keep up to date with all the latest opportunities.

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Welcome to episode 453 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in North America and Europe.

Today’s guest is Chen Peng, Head of Data at Faire. Founded in 2017, Faire is the online wholesale marketplace connecting independent retailers and brands around the world. The company’s vision is to help small businesses come together to compete on a more level playing field with the likes of Walmart and Amazon. Today, Faire is the online marketplace where retailers discover their next bestsellers from independent brands across the globe.

The data team at Faire is currently a 70+ person full-stack team including data engineering, analytics engineering, machine learning engineering, and data science. They own data warehouse, ETL pipelines, experimentation platform, ML platform, data discovery & quality tooling. The team also work on various ML & optimization systems related to search & recommendation, paid placement, financial underwriting, lead scoring, marketplace dynamics, incentives & pricing, etc.

In the episode, Chen will talk about:

Faire’s B2B ecommerce marketplace for wholesale

Day-to-day life of the data team

An overview of how they are applying AI in the platform

Why Faire is a great place to work

What excites him for the future of the organization

To find out more about all the great work happening at Faire, check out the website www.faire.com/careers or follow them on LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter @faire_wholesale. You can also connect with Chen directly on LinkedIn.

If you’re interested in exploring our latest Data Science &ML jobs, check out our live vacancies or upload your resume today to keep up to date with all the latest opportunities.

Subscribe to The Alldus Podcast: 

     

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