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About Jimmy Wong

Jimmy Wong is a data science leader with over 27 years of experience in the industry. As a graduate of UCLA and Stanford, he has received numerous awards for his work in the field, and is a frequent speaker at industry events. Jimmy has led data science teams in multiple monetization businesses at LinkedIn for 12 years, where he was recognized with both a Leadership Award and a Motivational Champion Award.

He is also a mentor to university students and has taught an industry seminar at the UCLA Anderson School of Management for 5 years. In addition, Jimmy is an active community service leader, having led Toastmasters and Cub Scouts, and now leading a team of volunteer career coaches to help job seekers.

His mission is focused on enabling individuals and small businesses to grow and thrive in the new world of AI, so that they can be successful and joyful.

Use Jimmy’s Unique Experiences to Make Your Special Event a Big Success

  • Graduate of UCLA and Stanford
  • 27 yrs enabling businesses to grow using data
  • 12 years at LinkedIn company leading data science teams
  • 11 years career coaching
  • Speaker at Stanford, UCLA, and industry forums (e.g. DAA Thought Leader Podcast)
  • Winner of International Speech Contest, Toastmasters District 4 Area G5, 2015
  • Based in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • See more on Jimmy’s LinkedIn profile and About Jimmy

Testimonials

Here’s a sample of what others are saying about Jimmy Wong
Jimmy provided our team with invaluable feedback on how to market themselves and build their personal brand as Data and AI/ML professionals. His advice is easy to understand, and he is an engaging and approachable speaker. He was a great addition to our Expedia Group Intelligent Conference and I would highly recommend him for your next speaking engagement. Your team will leave his talk feeling empowered and ready to take action.

Giselle Doolan
Chief of Staff to the SVP of Data & AI
Expedia Group
Jimmy has been an awesome partner to our MS Business Analytics program at UCLA Anderson School of Management for the past 6 years. The students are deeply engaged when he teaches in our Industry Seminar course… He consistently goes above and beyond for us, and our community is fortunate to benefit from Jimmy’s experience and wisdom.

Larry Braman
Career Services Director
UCLA
Wanted to thank you for your positivity and clever tactics for introverts. I have been to a few “build your brand” trainings over my career and your talk was the most organized, sensible and manageable approach of them all. Thank you for your thoughts today!

Sonja Rogneby
Senior Data Architect
Expedia Group

Jimmy has special interests in helping others with the topics of careers, LinkedIn, marketing, data science, and AI

  • “The Purpose-Driven Career in the Age of AI”
  • “Build Your Brand and Identity as a Data Professional and Team For Success”
  • “Economic Opportunities for Individuals and Small Businesses in the Age of AI”
  • “The Power of Mentorship and Community Involvement in Achieving Success” 
  • Other topics can be arranged

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