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Yahoo Names New Head of Yahoo Research Labs

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Just a couple of hours after Danny blogged about Dr. Gary Flake from the Yahoo Research Lab heading to Microsoft, we here that Yahoo has already named a new person in charge of the lab.

Dr. Usama Fayyad, Yahoo's Chief Data Officer, will also now be in charge of the YRL. In December, we posted about Dr. Fayyad coming to Yahoo as the company's first Chief Data Officer.

This news release contains more about Dr. Fayyad and also discusses how Yahoo plans to expand the scope of the work being done at YRL.

Dr. Fayyad's home page (from his days at the Jet Propulsion Lab, pre 1996) is still online and lists some of his publications to that point. After leaving JPL, Fayyad moved to Microsoft Research. Here's a copy (via the Internet Archive) of his home page from 1998. Finally, links to many papers from his days at Microsoft Research can be accessed here.


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