Peter Skomoroch is an entrepreneur, investor, and the former Head of Data Products at Workday and LinkedIn. He was Co-Founder and CEO of SkipFlag, a venture backed deep learning startup acquired by Workday in 2018. Peter is a senior executive with extensive experience building and running teams that develop products powered by data and machine learning. He was an early member of the data team at LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with over 500 million members worldwide. As a Principal Data Scientist at LinkedIn, he led data science teams focused on reputation, search, inferred identity, and building data products. He was also the creator of LinkedIn Skills and Endorsements, one of the fastest growing new product features in LinkedIn’s history.
Before joining LinkedIn, Peter was Director of Analytics at Juice Analytics and a Senior Research Engineer at AOL Search. In a previous life, he developed price optimization models for Fortune 500 retailers, studied machine learning at MIT, and worked on Biodefense projects for DARPA and The Department of Defense. Peter has a B.S. in Mathematics and Physics from Brandeis University and research experience in Machine Learning and Neuroscience.