Jetlore Poaches Pinterest’s Top Female Data Scientist to become New Director of Algorithms
SAN MATEO, Calif. - June 27, 2017 - Jetlore, the leading AI-powered prediction platform for the world’s top retailers and beyond, today announced the appointment of Dorna Bandari as its director of algorithms. Bandari will oversee machine learning infrastructure and development of algorithms behind Jetlore’s award-winning AI-powered prediction platform. Bandari comes to Jetlore from Pinterest, where she led data science initiatives in infrastructure and the company’s core product groups, responsible for research, development and analysis of new machine learning projects in a broad range of applications.
Bandari holds a doctorate in electrical engineering from UCLA and has more than 10 years of experience in machine learning and algorithm development. Bandari has served in various research and development roles at tech companies such as Pearl.com and Room77 and as an entrepreneur as a founder of Penda App/Hubmanity. Bandari will report to Jetlore CEO and Co-Founder Eldar Sadikov.
“This organizational addition represents a milestone for our company,” Sadikov said. “In the past year, Jetlore has achieved upwards of 250 percent growth in key KPIs, positioning us for acceleration in all aspects of our business. Dorna’s expertise allows us to accelerate our AI platform to offer new products and services to our top-tier customers in the retail sector and other markets. We are excited to have Dorna on board as we push the boundaries of innovation in artificial intelligence.”
Said Bandari: “I’m excited to join such a superstar team, with a track record of delivering innovative products in machine learning and AI. Jetlore has a commanding presence in the market, working with five of the top 20 retailers in the world. I look forward to shaping future products and services for these large B2C brands.”
Bandari further strengthens Jetlore’s diverse executive team, alongside female team members including COO and Co-Founder Montse Medina and Senior Director of Marketing Stephanie Kaul. “We are proud of Jetlore’s diversity,” said Sadikov. “Over 65 percent of the Jetlore team hail from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, with women comprising more than 23 percent of employees overall and almost 43 percent of the executive team.”
Jetlore’s prediction platform powers top-tier retailers and global B2C companies like eBay, LG, Uniqlo and Nordstrom Rack by mapping consumer behavior to structured, actionable data with the power of artificial intelligence. Jetlore’s platform empowers companies to move beyond personalization to predictions while realizing sustainable increases in customer lifetime value and channel specific revenue of up to 80 percent. Jetlore, a 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor, is based in Silicon Valley with teams in London; Madrid, Spain; and St. Petersburg, Russia. Please visit us at www.jetlore.com and follow us on Twitter @Jetlore.