Xiaoyang Yang, Data Scientist at Riot Games

Xiaoyang Yang

Data Scientist, Riot Games

Xiaoyang helps run the data science team at Riot Games. He specializes in developing machine learning and statistical solutions to better understand and service League of Legends players worldwide. The team he manages informs design decisions and product strategies across the organization. Xiaoyang holds a PhD in computational cognition from UCLA. His research focused on computational models in visual perception, computer vision, and machine learning


Video Games at Scale: Improving the gaming experience with Apache Spark

At Riot Games, we aspire to be the most player focused game company in the world. To support this effort we collect and analyze data. Petabytes and Petabytes of data. By adopting Spark, we have… Read more