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Dinesh Kumar

Job Title: Director, Performance Marketing US and International
Company: Blue Nile
Industry: Retail
Mentor Since: Fall 2019
Will Mentor: Graduate Students

Job Description

Heading US and International Paid Search with tens of million dollars yearly budget • Architect, develop and automate data and analytics solutions • Help create a roadmap and drive business initiatives • Using data and advanced analytical tools to develop business analysis and advise the business on the interpretation of the data and next steps. • Played a key role in several projects by providing effective team leadership and project management • Expertise in SQL (Redshift, Big Query, Snowflake, Oracle) • Expertise in both AWS and Google Cloud Platform • Worked with ML (Deep Learning, Deep Reinforcement Learning)

Company Description

Blue Nile is an online jewelry retailer founded in 1999. It is based in Seattle, Washington.

Employment History

Previous Jobs:
Leading Analytics @
Analytics Manager @ A Place For Mom
Software Engineer @ Infosys


PMBA @ Seattle University
B.Tech Computer Science @ Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Mentoring Objectives & Scope

Domain Knowledge, Technical Prep, Interview Prep, Scope and opportunities, Sample Projects, Guidance.
Topics: - Digital Marketing - Machine Learning - Data and Analytics - Workflow Automation

When and where do you hold meetings with your students?

Virtual or near downtown Seattle

Additional Information

My goals include providing both technical and career guidance based on my prior experiences to help students be successful within their programs and future careers. Conversations will be based on student questions.