Daniel Tunkelang is a data science and engineering executive who has built and led some of the strongest teams in the software industry.
Daniel earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics at MIT and has a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon University.
Daniel was a founding employee and Chief Scientist of Endeca, a search pioneer that Oracle acquired for $1.1B.
Daniel led a local search team at Google.
Daniel was a Director of Data Science and Engineering at LinkedIn and he established their query understanding team.
Daniel is a widely recognized writer and speaker. He is frequently invited to speak at academic and industry conferences, particularly in the areas of information retrieval, web science and data science. Daniel has written the definitive textbook on faceted search (now a standard for ecommerce sites), established an annual symposium on human-computer interaction and information retrieval, and authored 24 US patents.
Daniel advises and consults for companies that can benefit strategically from his expertise. His clients range from early-stage startups to established technology companies like Etsy and Pinterest. Daniel helps companies make decisions around algorithms, technology, product strategy, hiring, and organizational structure.
Apr, 2016 - Current (7 months)
Advisor / Consultant at Large
Jun, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
Apr, 2015 - Current (over 1 year)
Mar, 2014 - Current (over 2 years)
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Mar 1, 2014
|Apr 7, 2016||Funders Club Blog - FundersClub Weekly Newsletter - April 7, 2016|
|Apr 6, 2016||First Round Capital Review - Doing Data Science Right — Your Most Common Questions Answered|
|Apr 5, 2016||Mattermark - Mattermark Daily – Tuesday, April 5th, 2016|
|May 21, 2015||Venture Beat - Data scientist Daniel Tunkelang leaves LinkedIn to open a health tech startup|
|Mar 13, 2014||YouTube - YouTube|
|Mar 13, 2014||SlideShare - SlideShare|
|Feb 7, 2011||TechCrunch - Another AdMob Exec Leaves Google; Kevin Scott Joins LinkedIn As VP Of Engineering|
|Dec 16, 2010||Gigaom - Wanted: Data Scientists to Turn Information Into Gold|