Larry Wai is an avid scientist who’s currently pushing the frontiers of data science. Prior to being VP Data Science at Chegg, Larry was Head of Data Science at Tubular Labs, Chief Data Scientist at Udemy, a lead data scientist at Groupon and, earlier, a principal analyst at Yahoo Search. He has patents related to search and discovery data science methods. Before moving into the consumer Internet field, he was a scientist working on particle astrophysics, with physics experiments ranging from neutrino oscillations to detection of dark matter. He was recently awarded a portion of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for fundamental discovery and exploration of neutrino oscillations.