Vincent Yates

Partner and Chief Data Scientist

Vincent is Chief Data Scientist and a Partner in our Dallas office. Vincent joined the Credera leadership team in 2019. His work focuses on data science and strategy, and his goal is to bring data and data science to solve client problems in novel ways, unlocking new potential that did not previously exist. Prior to joining Credera, Vincent worked as Chief Data Scientist for GE Digital where his team was focused on leveraging industrial IoT to reduce costs, increase revenue, and reduce risk for industrial customers. Previously he was the Director of Analytics Engineering for Zillow Group where his team was charged with ensuring the trustworthiness of the data that powers Zillow from products like the Zestimate to marketing and sales data. Vincent joined Zillow from Uber, where he was the Head of Data Science in Seattle leading half a dozen different products including: UberFamily, Scheduled Rides, Airports and Venues. He has also led teams at Microsoft and Yammer.

Vincent got his start in data science after a Ph.D. program in Statistics at U.C. Berkeley. He is passionate about education and evangelism and loves learning how new parts of a business work. In particular, he loves finding new places to get people excited about using data to change their jobs, teams, and lives. Outside of the office, Vincent enjoys spending time with his wife, Karin, and three daughters, Katarina, Jennalise, and Vienna.

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