Director of Playlist Engineering
Eric Bieschke leads the playlist algorithm, music curation, and Music Genome Project teams for Pandora. He joined Pandora in 2000 where he built initial prototypes for Pandora's playlist algorithms. His work now powers personalized playlists for more than 150 million registered users listening to Pandora across the web, on their phones, in their cars, and at home. To date these millions of listeners have thumbed more than 20 billion songs while listening to billions upon billions of hours of music. Eric is an expert in music recommendation systems, machine learning, and is an amateur DJ.