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Nikita Lytkin

Nikita Lytkin
Engineering Manager, Machine Learning, Facebook


Nikita Lytkin leads machine learning teams building new monetization products at Facebook. An engineering and data science leader and advisor, previously, Nikita led teams of machine learning engineers and data scientists at LinkedIn working on making the LinkedIn News Feed highly personalized and engaging for over 400 million members and building novel data products empowering educational decision making by prospective college students. Before LinkedIn, Nikita led a team of machine learning experts in computational advertising at Quantcast. The team drove double-digit increases in performance of Quantcast’s online advertising products and company revenue by developing data-driven solutions for ad delivery, fraud detection, and campaign management. Nikita has coauthored over 20 US patent applications and continues to publish in top-tier machine learning and data mining venues. He also advises companies on building data teams and products powered by machine learning and analytics. Nikita holds a PhD in computer science from Rutgers University, where his research focused on machine learning and its applications on textual and financial data.


4:50pm–5:30pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Impact on business and society
Location: Grand Ballroom Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Data science and AI, Deep learning
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Nikita Lytkin explains how Facebook uses machine learning technologies developed by its ads ranking, applied machine learning, and AI research teams to enable personalized ecommerce that recommends a vast diversity of products to nearly two billion people. Read more.