The mission of the data science team is to maximize the power of data to benefit all of LinkedIn through science and engineering. The team tackles challenges across product, sales, marketing, economics, infrastructure and more. They use data insights to drive strategy, apply statistical inference and algorithms to optimize, and build engineering solutions to scale, all towards realizing LinkedIn’s ongoing business objectives and long-term company vision.
Interested in learning more about our leader, Ya Xu, and how we approach data science? Check out her interview with The New Stack.
Teams and Project Spotlights
Member & Customer Product
Whether it is designing a true-north metric, experimenting to understand the causal impact of a new feature, or developing an in-depth analysis to shape our product strategy, it is our job to maximize the value of data towards building the best products that our members and customers love.
Applied Research & Productivity
This team's mission is to invent, scale, and democratize foundational technologies that drive LinkedIn data science forward.
Economic Graph Research & Insights
Through our data, we’re able to measure and understand complex dynamics of the global economy, which help us connect people to economic opportunity in new ways.
We build data and intelligence into our sales, marketing, pricing, and customer operations processes. This spans across building data foundations, applying statistical techniques and machine learning to measure and optimize our go-to-market process, and conducting in depth analysis to inform strategic decisions.
On the Blog
We are regularly showcasing our data science work, culture, and impact on our Engineering blog. Take a look.
Our team is also consistently at key technical, academic and industry conferences and publishing their research. Explore the data science catalog for a sampling of our work.