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William Ford

Director, Data Science
Chegg

William Ford is the Director of Data Science for Learning Services at Chegg.  Over the last two years at Chegg, he built a team that sits at the intersection of the Product, Business, and Engineering groups.  The team delivers insights and systems focused on improving business outcomes leveraging advanced analytics to support Chegg’s rapid growth. He got his start in distributed computational modeling in 2001.  In 2003, he shifted to Machine Learning/AI when he started graduate school at the California Institute of Technology where he ultimately received a PhD in Computation and Neural Systems.  Before joining Chegg, he worked as a Data Science consultant and then led data science teams for multiple startups.

William Ford