Yunrou Gong holds a B.S. Honor in Business Finance from the University of Sussex in UK and an M.S. in Operational Research specializing in data analysis from the University of Manchester. It was at the latter institution where she completed her thesis in “Dynamic Modeling of Closed Loop Supply Chain”. She worked as a Business Analyst for Sanity Lighting Co., a LED Manufacturer, where her interest in data-driven approaches to problem solving grew. Recently, this drove her to move to New York to attend the NYC Data Science Academy bootcamp to enhance her programming and Data Science skills. She plans to apply her new skills to interesting real world problems. Her most recent project is about forecasting taxi demand in New York City, applying machine learning modeling skills with R and Python, and visualizes the prediction results by shiny app.