Weiyi Sun

Weiyi Sun

Weiyi Sun PhD is an Associate Director of Machine Learning (ML) at Wayfair. She leads the design and application of state-of-the-art ML algorithms for product search, resulting in AI-driven improvements of hundreds of millions in incremental revenue gains annually The product search team’s portfolio includes query auto-completion, query understanding, product retrieval, and ranking for all Wayfair sites across multiple geo-locations in various languages. Formerly, she was a research science manager at Nuance Communications Inc., a Microsoft company, delivering cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence solutions for the healthcare industry. Prior to that, Weiyi’s doctoral research focused on temporal reasoning and information extraction in clinical narratives.

January 4, 2023
Wayfair has tens of millions of products that serve the needs of over 33 million customers. Each of our customers have nuanced preferences as they buy products to help them create their own unique sense of home. Our search and recommender systems play an important role in helping customers find these products as quickly and conveniently as possible.
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