September 08 to 10 2014, Santa Clara, USA.


Speaker "Vitaly Gordon" Details

Name :
vitaly gordon
Company :
Title :
VP, Data Science and Engineering Einstein
Topic :

How LinkedIn Leveraged its Data to Become the World's Largest Professional Network

Abstract :

Data science can be very powerful, but data science can also be very hard. In this talk, Vitaly Gordon, a Senior Data Scientist at LinkedIn will walk you through the history of achievements, challenges and lessons of how LinkedIn transformed itself from a small data startup to a big data enterprise.

Profile :

Vitaly Gordon is a senior data scientist on the LinkedIn Product Data Science team where he develops data products that most of you use every day. Prior to LinkedIn, Vitaly founded the data science team at LivePerson and worked in the elite 8200 unit (the Israeli equivalent of the NSA), leading a team of researchers in developing algorithms to fight terrorism. His contributions have been recognized through a number of awards including the “Life Source” award, an award given each year deemed most high-impact in saving lives. Vitaly holds a B.Sc in Computer Science and an MBA from the Israeli Institute of Technology.


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