Text / Tencent "first line" Xue Fang
Recently, Zhang Tuomu, a technology partner of Silicon Valley’s famous Google Ventures (GV, formerly known as Google Ventures), officially announced its participation in the Innovation Workshop. He will serve as chief data scientist, exploring data-driven investment practices, and investing in AI and Big Data.
Mr. Zhang Tuomu holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Peking University and a doctorate in statistics from Stanford University. Prior to joining Innovation Workshop, he worked at Google for 13 years.
Zhang Tuomu graduated from the Department of Mathematics at Peking University. After graduating in 1999, he had chosen to go to Silicon Valley, a pioneering industrial city, for further study. In early 2005, he joined Google headquarters after receiving a doctorate in statistics from Stanford University. He stayed at Google for more than 13 years. In these 13 years, he has been focusing on research and related work on big data and machine learning. He also jokes that he is "Numbers guy".
Zhang Tuomu joined the Advertising Quality Department at the beginning of his career and participated in the construction of Google's earliest advertising experiment system. He participated in the core work of advertising CTR forecasting and bid ranking. He is also the first developer of Google user metrics such as DAU Live. These projects were very pioneering in the entire industry at that time.
In 2011, he joined the world-renowned economist and the economic research group of Google’s Chief Economist Hal Varian. He has done many original researches and developments based on big data in areas related to macroeconomics, user behavior, news, and law.
In 2014, Zhang Tuomu was invited to join Google Ventures as a technical partner. During more than four years in Google Ventures, he applied the method of machine learning and data modeling to the VC investment field, built a data-based investment decision model, optimized the investment decision-making process, and also significantly improved the investment performance and greatly improved the investment performance. Investment decision-making efficiency. “In Google Ventures, the machine model plays a key role and is unique in the global VC industry. "Zhang Tuomu said.
Last month, Innovation Factory announced that it had raised 500 million U.S. dollars. Kaifu Kai, chairman and CEO of Innovation Works, announced that the Innovation Workshop officially entered the "Tech VC" era. Mr. Zhang Tuomu has left from Silicon Valley Google to join the company and will become an important technical think tank for innovation workshops.
"The main direction is certain. One is AI and big data investment, and the other is trying to use more big data and machine learning methods to improve the efficiency of all aspects of the entire investment process. In innovation workshops, we will focus on the discovery of the project and the future will be an investment decision. This will be a process of exploration and iteration. My goal is to assist innovation workshops to make investments more intelligent. "Zhang Tuomu said.