How a Data Scientist (Who Studied Astrophysics) Ended Up in Fashion

<div tml-image=”ci01ebd25c8001255d” tml-image-caption=”Sandra Greiss at the Lyst office. Photo: Liz Gregg” tml-render-layout=”inline” class=”ng-scope ng-isolate-scope”> Sandra Greiss at the Lyst office. Photo: Liz Gregg In our long-running series, “How I’m Making It,” we talk to people making a living in the fashion industry about how they broke in and found success. When you visit Lyst and accidentally misspell a designer name or the word “mules,” the website will pull up a page autocorrecting the error, or if you start typing “high waisted jeans” in the search bar, Lyst.com will predictably fill out the rest of your query before you do, like a fashion-conscious Google. All of those minute, convenient details are thanks in part to data scientist Sandra Greiss, who’s been with the company’s engineering department since 2014. With Greiss’s education —…


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