Executive Director/ Director - Product Analytics And Data Science

The Walt Disney Company
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Job Description

Disney+ Hotstar is leading the way as the largest and smartest video platform in the country, reaching over 300 million users today. We have set a number of world records along the way including for the highest concurrent viewership at 25.3 million during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Disney+ Hotstar today is the onestop destination for all your entertainment needs from Live Sports, Indian and International Shows and Movies to all Disney content, including Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Disney+ Originals. We’re looking for the brightest minds to build the future of TV with us.

About the Team

We are looking for a high impact Analytics & Data Science leader to set the vision & strategy across product & business analytics, data science to deliver insights, predictions & projections that fundamentally drive product & business strategy. This position requires a strong understanding of consumer internet businesses, experience running end to end data analytics for large scale organizations, a growth mindset and the ability to lead, manage & recruit a large geodistributed team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will drive the vision and roadmap of experimentation, segmentation & cohort creation and data science projections (e.g. devise ML based prediction models for watchtime, impact to 30day retention & revenue based on user acquisition channel mix)
  • Build, validate, test, and deploy machine learning or other data science models to predict and influence customer behaviors, watching habits, content preferences, extrapolate customer segments & cohort profiles
  • Leverage data to help the business & product get deep critical insights around further expansion, customer acquisition/retention/churn, product strategy, UX design strategy and any other business/product goals
  • Test and validate above insights via rapid experimentation and deployment
  • Establish credibility as a critical influencer of product & business strategy based on rich insights, predictions and data
  • Integrate analytics, experimentation & data engineering into standard operating practices of product and engineering teams

Skills & Competencies

  • 12+ years of experience & proven track record leading highperforming analytics & data science teams that delivered high impact on business & product performance via advanced quantitative analyses, experimentation, segmentation and statistical modelling
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, noSQL databases, Python, data processing (e.g. Spark), data warehousing, data visualization tools (e.g. SiSense, Tableau)
  • Strong verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams
  • Creative and strategic thinker, innovative problemsolving skills, highly organized, with the ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, prioritize and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience building, recruiting & leading a team of product analysts, data scientists
  • Selfstarter, getstuffdone attitude willing to get into the weeds if required
  • Proven experience in identifying opportunities for business improvement, and defining and measuring the success of those initiatives

Our Values

  • We are customer obsessed
  • We are audacious in vision and action
  • We encourage honesty and open dialogue
  • We respect everyone and every point of view
  • We make objective and datadriven decisions
  • We believe trust and accountability go handinhand
  • We invest in each other's growth
  • We bring our Agame and nothing else
  • We take charge and get it done

The Perks

  • The glory. Almost too much responsibility.
  • No dress code. Unlimited leave.
  • A funlife balance.
  • A ticket on our rocket ship to the moon.

Company Info.

The Walt Disney Company

From classic animated features and exhilarating theme park attractions to cutting edge sports coverage, and the hottest shows on television, The Walt Disney Company has been making magic since 1923, creating unforgettable stories that connect with audiences around the world. And we’re just getting started! Disney Streaming Services is a business unit within Disney’s Direct-to-Consumer and International (DTCI) segment that oversees all consumer

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