Anne Bauer

Director, Data Science at The New York Times

Anne is a lead data scientist at The New York Times, where she heads the Algorithmic Recommendations team. The Algo Recs team uses machine learning to personalize and recommend content across the NYTimes’ website, apps, and email. Before becoming a data scientist she was an astrophysics and cosmology postdoc in Barcelona and Munich, and received her Ph.D. in physics from Yale.

WATCH LIVE: September 22 @ 2:25PM – 2:55PM ET

Experimenting with Recommendations at The New York Times

The New York Times publishes hundreds of articles every day. How can we show all of this journalism to the people who would like to read it? Personalization! I’ll describe how our cross-functional team of data science, analytics, and engineering uses machine learning to make real-time content recommendations across The Times’ website, apps, and emails, increasing engagement with our journalism while preserving editorial intent.