Vinny DeGenova

Senior Manager of Data Science, Wayfair

Vinny is a Senior Manager on the Data Science team at Wayfair, where he now leads the Product Recommendations team. During that time, he has primarily worked on recommender systems–ranging from content based methods and collaborative filtering, to deep learning based approaches. Vinny has a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California and has a background in Electrical Engineering from Boston University. Before joining Wayfair, Vinny was a Machine Learning Research Engineer at BAE Systems where he researched natural language processing techniques applied to military intelligence. In his free time, Vinny enjoys attending concerts, snowboarding, cooking, traveling, spending time with family and friends, and is a passionate New England Patriots fan.