Director of Data Science, Amazon
Sherry Marcus is Director of Data Science at Amazon. She leads the Analytics and Insights Professional Services organization for Amazon Advertising. In this role, she is responsible for delivering bespoke and scaled insights, globally, to clients. Prior to this role, she was Managing Director and Head of the Blackrock Artificial Intelligence (AI) Labs. Leading data science in one of the largest investment firms in the world with approximately $6.96 trillion in assets under management. Prior to Blackrock, Sherry Marcus was Chief Data Analytics Officer at Millennium Partners (MLP) where she led the development of integration of the AWS public cloud initiative that integrated and resolved position, reference, and e-communication data sets in the delivery of next-gen analytic artifacts to the business. In other previous positions, Sherry Marcus held senior roles in the intelligence community and DoD while leading a series of highly successful scalable analytics solutions in support of national intelligence missions. Sherry Marcus was a member of the science board at the National Counter-Terrorism Center and had received the technical medal of excellence from the Central Intelligence Agency for her work. She has authored over 40 papers in nationally recognized journals and is a recognized expert in large-scale graph analytics and learning. Sherry Marcus holds a Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Mathematics and an AB from Cornell University.