The Hive Big Data Think Tank - Machine Learning at American Express
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The Hive Big Data Think Tank is a community that brings together experts and visionaries from academia and the industry in visualization, data infrastructure, and data science, applications that leverage Big Data in areas such as advertising, marketing, eCommerce, CRM, security and, art & design.

Talks

Machine Learning at American Express

Ted Dunning View Bio

Overview of Machine learning applications at American express; Partnership between Amex and Map-R in building Machine learning capability as well as sharing experience of solving big data challenges that will benefit data scientists with different background

Speakers

Ted Dunning

Ted Dunning is Chief Application Architect at MapR Technologies and committer and PMC member of the Apache Mahout, Apache ZooKeeper, and Apache Drill projects​. Ted has been very active in mentoring new Apache projects and is currently serving as vice president of incubation for the Apache Software Foundation​.​ Ted was the chief architect behind the MusicMatch (now Yahoo Music) and Veoh recommendation systems. He built fraud detection systems for ID Analytics (later purchased by LifeLock) and he has 24 patents issued to date and a dozen pending. Ted has a PhD in computing science from the University of Sheffield. When he’s not doing data science, he plays guitar and mandolin. He also bought the beer at the first Hadoop user group meeting..