Dr. Rachel Schutt is the Chief Data Scientist at News Corp, which owns The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones, New York Post, Times of London, The Sun, The Australian; and Harper Collins. Previously, Rachel was a statistician at Google Research and holds patents based on her work in the areas of social networks, large data sets, experimental design and machine learning.
She is the co-author of the book “Doing Data Science” based on a class she created and taught at Columbia University. Rachel was named a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader in 2015, and is on the 2014 Crain’s New York Business 40 under 40 list.
She earned her PhD in Statistics from Columbia University, a Masters degree in mathematics from NYU, and a Masters degree in Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University.