Skytree Launches “Second Opinion” Predictive Analytics Program


Big Data Analytics Leader Provides Personalized Machine Learning Support for Data Scientists

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – September 24, 2013 –  Skytree®, the Machine Learning Company®, today announced it has advanced the state of machine learning for Big Data enterprise applications through the launch of its Second Opinion™ program, which connects data scientists and analytics professionals with Skytree’s powerful Machine Learning software and data scientists. With Second Opinion, organizations now have a trusted partner that can address the whole spectrum of challenges around advanced analytics on Big Data.

“Data scientists are always looking to improve the quality of their models,” said Alexander Gray, PhD, co-founder and CTO of Skytree. “With Second Opinion, we’re striving to work with them to find the best possible outcomes for their given situations. Whether they are exploring new algorithms or would like to boost the quality of existing models, we are here to help.”

Now available in limited beta, the Second Opinion program pairs data scientists with Skytree experts to ensure scientists get maximum accuracy and performance from their datasets. It also gives them the means to test their own predictive analytics programs using unique and cutting-edge machine learning methods. For business professionals who may not have access to analytics tools, Second Opinion can consult how to overcome marketing and sales challenges such as lead scoring and churn prediction.

Skytree’s unparalleled breadth and depth of machine learning methods sits at the heart of the company’s technical innovation and is capable of delivering unprecedented scalability, speed and predictive accuracy for Big Data. The company’s software is up to 10,000 times faster than existing tools.

Skytree launched its flagship analytics software platform, Skytree Server, in February 2012 with investment from USVP, Javelin Venture Partners, UPS and Samsung. The company has assembled the “Who’s Who” of Big Data analytics for its advisory board, which includes renowned experts in computer science and applied mathematics: Prof. Michael Jordan, Prof. David Patterson, Prof. James Demmel, and Prof. Pat Hanrahan, each a member of the National Academy of Sciences and/or Engineering. For more information on Skytree, or to participate in Skytree’s Second Opinion program, please visit

About Skytree
Skytree® – The Machine Learning Company® is disrupting the Advanced Analytics market with a Machine Learning platform that gives organizations the power to discover deep analytic insights, predict future trends, make recommendations and reveal untapped markets and customers. Predictive Analytics is quickly becoming a must-have technology in the age of Big Data, and Skytree is at the forefront with enterprise-grade Machine Learning. Skytree’s flagship product – Skytree Server – is the only general purpose scalable Machine Learning system on the market, built for the highest accuracy at unprecedented speed and scale.

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