About Polong Lin


Polong Lin
Data Scientist & Lead Data Science Advocate

E-mail – polong[dot]lin[dot]linkedin[at]gmail[dot]com.
LinkedIn – linkedin.com/in/polonglin
Twitter  – 
Github – github.com/polong-lin

About Polong Lin:

  • data science: internal & external consulting
  • startup mentorship
  • content lead for IBM Cognitive Class (>700K users)
  • advocating for data science offerings at IBM
  • worldwide speaker
  • organize hackathons


  • data science, machine learning, AI, IBM Watson
  • leadership, business development, growth strategy, partnerships
  • public speaking
  • Python, R

Work Experience:

  • Data Scientist & Lead Data Science Advocate, IBM, 2015 – Present


2013 M.Sc. Psychology. University of Tsukuba, Japan.
2010 B.Sc. Psychology. University of Toronto, Canada.

Conference Sessions:

101 Guide to Watson and Salesforce Today and What’s Coming 
TrailheadX Salesforce Conference
San Francisco, June 2017

IBM Watson Workshop: Facial Recognition in Python with OpenCV & IBM Watson
Meetup @ Galvanize Seattle
Seattle, June 2017

Building 21st Century Data Science and Data Engineering Teams
Data Engineering Conference
San Francisco, April 2017