Partner and Chief Data Scientist
Vincent is Chief Data Scientist and a Partner in our Dallas office. Vincent joined the Credera leadership team in 2019. His work focuses on data science and strategy, and his goal is to bring data and data science to solve client problems in novel ways, unlocking new potential that did not previously exist. Prior to joining Credera, Vincent worked as Chief Data Scientist for GE Digital where his team was focused on leveraging industrial IoT to reduce costs, increase revenue, and reduce risk for industrial customers. Previously he was the Director of Analytics Engineering for Zillow Group where his team was charged with ensuring the trustworthiness of the data that powers Zillow from products like the Zestimate to marketing and sales data. Vincent joined Zillow from Uber, where he was the Head of Data Science in Seattle leading half a dozen different products including: UberFamily, Scheduled Rides, Airports and Venues. He has also led teams at Microsoft and Yammer.
Vincent got his start in data science after a Ph.D. program in Statistics at U.C. Berkeley. He is passionate about education and evangelism and loves learning how new parts of a business work. In particular, he loves finding new places to get people excited about using data to change their jobs, teams, and lives. Outside of the office, Vincent enjoys spending time with his wife, Karin, and three daughters, Katarina, Jennalise, and Vienna.
Nov 06, 2019
Vincent Yates Joins Credera as Chief Data Scientist and Partner
Credera, a full-service management and technology consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Vincent Yates to Credera’s leadership team a...
May 11, 2020
Data May Be the New Oil, But Few Know How to Refine It: Data Strategy Series Part 1
No one argues about the value of data in this new century. Both people and machines are generating enormous amounts of data. In 2016 an IBM Watson ana...