Tao Ye is a Sr. Scientist on the Pandora playlist team since 2010, working on research driven system building for recommendation systems, measurements and user modeling. She has 15 years of experience in the software industry, holding research scientist and lead engineer positions in social media, networking and mobile systems. She holds 11 granted patents and has published 12 peer reviewed papers. She received a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley in Computer Science and duo Bachelor’s degrees from State University of New York at Stony Brook in Computer Science and Engineering Chemistry.