Simon Young

Chief Data & Analytics Officer New Zealand

Simon Young

Job Title: Head of Product Development

Company: Trade Me

As Head of Product Development at Trade Me, Simon supports product initiatives across teams in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. He heads up the first dedicated Data Science team, on a mission to inject data insights into Trade Me products. Simon is also leading the Preview project, a responsive, multi-year rebuild of the Trade Me web platform. Simon has presented on Agile, UX, and Development practices and enjoys talking about himself in the third person.

Speaking at the following:

15:00 - 15:25
Keynote Presentation: Making Life Better for Kiwis – How Data Science is Creating Data Driven Services at Trade Me

Building products supercharged with data science that users love Delivering best-fit data science services with cloud technologies to do it fast Getting staff excited about what Data (and understanding how we can help them) Some Trade Me data wins so far (we’ve only just begun)