We are consulting a duo who work with a variety of highly qualified affiliated academic researchers. While we are academically trained in PhD programs, we are still deeply passionate about delivering real world impact. Our core values lie in research rigor, value creation, and radical transparency.
Yang received his PhD in quantitative marketing from Rice University. His primary expertise is in the machine learning and econometric analysis of big and often unstructured (video / image / audio / text) data to gain deep insights into policy impact on consumer behavior.
Van will be receiving her PhD in economics from Rice University in May 2020. Her expertise lies in empirical industrial organization (demand modeling) and natural language processing.
CFO (Chief Fun Officer)
Although not trained in a traditional academic environment, Yankee is well trained in sitting, lying down, and fetching. He provides moral support for the hard working partners at YWR.