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A user manual to operating Eugene Yan. A work in progress, just like me.

A short intro

My experience so far
  • Investment Analysis @ Ministry of Trade and Industry, Singapore
  • Data Science @ IBM (Supply chain, anti-fraud, workforce analytics)
  • Data Science @ Lazada, an e-commerce start-up; acquired by Alibaba
  • Data Science @ uCare.ai, a healthtech start-up
  • Data Science @ Amazon Kindle (current)


What do I value most?


What are my quirks?


What do I enjoy working on?


How do I prefer to work?


How am I like to work with?


How do I prefer to communicate and get feedback?


What are my failure modes?


What do I not have patience for?


Favourite quotes?

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” - Aristotle (and Will Durant)

“If you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” - Reid Hoffman (interpreted as “Ship Early, Ship Often”)

“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you’re not innovating.” - Elon Musk

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” - Alvin Toffler

“The number one predictor of success for a very young startup: rate of iteration.” - Sam Altman