Eric Mai, Former Uber Engineer, presented Balancing Riders and Drivers in Real- time around the World at Uber, at the ITS Transportation Seminar March 22 at 4 p.m. in 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building.
Eric spent 4 years at Uber as a backend engineer and product manager within the marketplace organization. This talk will span Eric’s experiences and lessons learned working on dynamic pricing, driver positioning, and marketplace health monitoring there. Come learn how Uber’s dynamic pricing engine increased dramatically in both complexity and efficiency from 2013-2017 as Eric discusses topics such as designing for rapid experimentation, effective spatial aggregation of real-time data, and monitoring and addressing negative user experiences in real-time. A Q&A session will follow.