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Deepna Devkar

Vice President, Machine Learning & Data Platform, CNN
Bio

Deepna Devkar is Vice President of Machine Learning and Data Platform Engineering and heads up CNN’s Data Intelligence team. She works to understand the CNN audience across devices and build recommendation systems that increase user engagement across all CNN brands.

Prior to joining CNN, Deepna has held positions at Viacom and Dotdash (formerly About.com), building and leading data teams in digital media. Before her transition into data science and engineering, she spent over a decade in scientific research, studying the psychological and neural underpinnings of human behavior.

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Deepna received her Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience from the University of Texas, and also holds a master's and bachelor's degree in psychology. She moved to New York for a post-doctoral fellowship at New York University. She ended up leaving academia but has made New York her new home.

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