This MIT Ph.D. Optimizes Media for Alibaba and Beyond Meat

From studying the science of solar cells to applying data science at work

At the end of her time at MIT, where she received a Ph.D. in material science and engineering, Olivia Hentz realized she wanted to pursue a career in a field that had a more immediate impact than research and chemistry. That’s when she discovered data science

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This story first appeared in the Dec. 7, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.