Yuliya Rubtsova, Ph.D
Product Manager | Mentor | Сonsultant | Data Scientist
Hello, I am
I have over 8 years of experience in product management, with a background in data science, product marketing, and the full product life cycle. I demonstrated exceptional customer focus and problem-solving skills while consistently delivering successful product solutions, driving customer satisfaction and growth. My unique blend of business and academic experience allows me to create products that meet and exceed business goals.

What I do

Building data science products for humans
Product manager
Ensure that the product meets customer needs and achieves business goals
Business Developer
Identifying and developing new business opportunities for an organization
Product Strategy
Defining a product's vision, goals, and roadmap to ensure successful development and market success
Team Leadership
Culture, Vision, Coaching
NLP & Python
Develop applications and demos to show the potential of data science, verify hypotheses and validate a concept
It is a relationship where I help to guide the mentee by sharing knowledge, experience, and support
Selected projects

I have developed and improved products at different stages, from conceptualizing a machine-learning product to optimizing the experience for millions of users and bringing products to new markets.

I have great vision and broad T-shaped expertise due to my experience with various industry verticals.

EdTech application
AI-powered reading tutor for children

Educational events
Recommender system for social, educational events and MOOC courses
Logistics Company
Price Forecasting and Margin Optimization
Automated UGC moderation
Multi-label Text Classification

FinTech company
Brought financial services to new markets
Media portal
Consulting, Business Intelligence

Work experience for the last eight years

Data Product Owner

Data Monsters

Palo Alto, USA


Postdoctoral researcher
Universität Bonn
Bonn, Germany

Head of marketing & product


Business analyst
CityPatrol LLC
Product manager
Interim data consultant
Yuliya was born and raised in Akademgorodok, a unique place near Novosibirsk in Siberia. It is renowned for its numerous research institutes, making it one of the country's most important scientific and educational centers. After receiving a Bachelor of Applied Mathematics and Informatics from one of the best universities, Yuliya began her career as a Marketing product manager and Analyst.

However, she soon sought more challenging tasks and pursued a Ph.D. in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence. She is now one of the top 10 NLP researchers in Russia, according to the AI almanac published by MIPT.

For the past 8 years, she has been responsible for launching, growing, and developing IT products, including complex, knowledge-intensive products that use Data Science and Machine Learning technologies.

She is also a co-author and co-host of the LeanDS course on a data science project and product management.

She is able to deal with people from diverse scientific, commercial, and professional disciplines. Dynamic, data-driven, and customer-oriented leader with deep skills in management, monetization, analytics, and Data Science.

By interacting with different departments, she helps businesses optimize processes and find areas that can be optimized and improved with the help of ML.

Want to make awesome products?
Let's get in touch
Yuliya Rubtsova
Lead Product Manager