Jennifer Shin

Former Lecturer


Jennifer Shin is the Founder of 8 Path Solutions, a data science, analytics, and technology company. An experienced data scientist and management consultant, she has led complex, large scale, and high profile projects in various roles, including Director of Data Science at Comcast, Senior Principal Data Scientist at The Nielsen Company and Management Consultant at GE Capital, the Carlyle Group, Fortress Investment Group, the City of New York, and Columbia University.

Jennifer's extensive data science experience includes engineering new patented technology at 8 Path Solutions, managing a team of data scientists/PhDs at Comcast, developing new methodologies and managing data products at Nielsen and leading complex, large scale multimillion dollar projects as a management consultant at corporate, public, and private clients.

A recognized thought leader, Jennifer has been named an IBM Big Data & Analytics Hero, IBM Digital Expert & Social Influencer and MongoDB World Female Innovator and she has spoken at numerous universities, conferences, meet-ups, and industry events. Jennifer is also on the faculty in the data science graduate program at UC Berkeley, on the Advisory Board for the M.S. in Data Science program at the City University of New York, teaches business analytics and data visualization in the graduate program at NYU, and the Data Science Committee for the Grace Hopper Conference.

Selected Media

Interview - 2016 Spark Summit:

Keynote Presentation: Fuzzy Matching to the Rescue - Domino Data Lab Pop Up:

42 Essential Quotes by Data Science Thought Leaders - KDNuggets:

Women in Big Data Lunch Roundtable - 2017 Spark Summit :

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hero:

IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub Articles:


Last updated:

March 3, 2024