Jike Chong
Chief Data ScientistYirendai
Dr Jike Chong is Chief Data Scientist at Yirendai (NYSE:YRD) responsible for data-driven operations, product innovation, and fraud prevention. Prior to Yirendai, Dr Chong established and headed the data science division at Simply Hired, a leading job search engine in Silicon Valley, where he was also invited to the White House to advise on data science technologies for reducing unemployment. Previously, Dr Chong led quantitative investment risk analytics at Silver Lake Kraftwerk, and has been an adjunct professor and Ph.D. advisor at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU).

Dr Chong received his B.S. and M.S. from CMU and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.