Jonathan Hsu

Head of Data Science
Social+Capital Partnership

Jonathan Hsu is the Head of Data Science at the Social+Capital Partnership, an early stage venture capital firm in Palo Alto that focuses on deploying capital to address big problems with some of the world's best entrepreneurs. At S+C, Jonathan works on predicting the future and advising portfolio companies on their growth, analytics and data science activities.

Prior to Social+Capital, Jonathan spent several years at Facebook where he built out the analytics and data science functions and led several such teams working on a wide variety of features in the Facebook product including the platform, profile, feed, engagement and sharing. Before Facebook, Jonathan led the analytics team at Slide which was subsequently acquired by Google. He joined Slide via the acquisition of Superpoke, one of the first Facebook applications, which he co-founded on the side while being a PM at Microsoft. Jonathan did his PhD in theoretical physics at Stanford and his bachelor's degree at UC Berkeley in Engineering Physics.

Panel Discussion:
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 2:25 pm