Fletcher Maffett is a Senior Product Manager in charge of Search and Information Retrieval efforts at Gannett/USATODAY Network. Over the last 10 months, he has assisted Gannett with an overhaul of their search platform, and help drive search-related product initiatives related to automated curation, relevancy optimization, audience segmentation, subscriber recommendation, and various machine-learning areas, such and Learning-To-Rank and Natural Language Processing. Before moving to Gannett, Maffett was a Solutions Architect and Systems Administrator at Inform, Inc., a video platform in Atlanta, GA, where he worked alongside large publishing partners in the US News space.
Maffett has also worked with Apple, Inc., Round Hill Capital in London, Vitus Immobilien, Gmbh, in Düsseldorf, Germany, and Merrill Lynch in New York City. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computational Media from Georgia Institute of Technology and also holds a degree in Mathematical Economics from Wake Forest University.