Put AI to work
June 26-27, 2017: Training
June 27-29, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
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.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Impact of AI on business and society
Location: Murray Hill E/W Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Machine Learning, Media, Retail and e-commerce
Nikita Lytkin (Facebook)
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Nikita Lytkin offers an overview of personalized digital advertising and explains how Facebook uses modern supervised machine learning methods, such as factorization machines and deep neural networks, to recommend ecommerce products to nearly two billion people. Read more.