Competera, a pioneer in AI-powered retail pricing solutions, announced today that Jee Vang, Ph.D. has joined the company’s Advisory Council. Jee is a distinguished causality expert, the Founder of both Rocket Vector and Autonosis, and an affiliated faculty member at George Mason University, where he applies cloud analytics solutions in the area of medical and healthcare informatics. His active research projects include minimizing emergency room delays and discovering causal relationships between diagnoses, medication, and mortality. His ability to develop practical solutions using a deep theoretical knowledge will accelerate Competera’s application of machine learning to solve today’s most complex pricing challenges.

Jee brings a wealth of expertise from more than two decades working in software engineering, statistics, machine learning, and data science across a variety of industries, including retail, finance, defense, intelligence, healthcare, and medicine. His professional focus lies in learning causal structures and parameters, along with mastering causal inferences in interventional and counterfactual reasoning.

Speaking about his appointment to the council, Jee said, "The opportunity to contribute my expertise to the development of innovative retail pricing solutions is incredibly exciting. Competera has continued to lead the way with its mission to transform pricing strategies by leveraging the latest developments in AI, and I look forward to working with them to revolutionize the retail space. Together, I believe it will be possible to move beyond a traditional focus on predicting and explaining outcomes, venturing instead into altering them.”

Alexandr Galkin, CEO and Co-Founder of Competera, expressed his excitement about Jee joining the council: "Bringing Jee onto our Advisory Council will ensure that we continue to elevate our product to the highest level. His unparalleled expertise in causality and data science will help guide our teams as they develop next-gen pricing solutions that deliver measurable outcomes for our customers."

Jee's role in Competera is expected to drive forward the company’s commitment to delivering data-centric, AI-powered pricing strategies that not only meet the current market demands but also set new standards in retail optimization. The integration of Jee's expertise into our strategy underscores Competera's commitment to leading the charge in retail innovation.

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