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Jike Chong

Director of Data Science

Dr. Jike Chong built and grew multiple high-performing data teams. As a key executive who took Yiren Digital Ltd public on NYSE, he built and led the YRD data team from the ground up. He also expanded and led the data team as the Chief Data Scientist at Acorns, designed and executed a project predicting venture investment risks at Silver Lake, and recently led the Hiring Marketplace Data Science team at LinkedIn serving a business line with $4B a year in revenue.

Dr. Chong developed and taught a graduate-level course on Machine Learning for Internet Finance at Tsinghua University, and previously was an adjunct professor and PhD advisor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds 11 patents (6 granted, 5 pending).