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

Shahin Sefati
Senior Researcher, Comcast

Shahin Sefati is a senior researcher in the Applied AI research group at Comcast in Washington, DC, where he leads the personalization research for search, browse, recommendation, and content discovery. Shahin’s research interests include machine learning and big data analytics.


4:00pm4:40pm Thursday, June 29, 2017
Implementing AI
Location: Gramercy East/West Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Media, Natural Language, Speech and Voice, User interface and experience
Jan Neumann (Comcast), Ferhan Ture (Comcast), Shahin Sefati (Comcast)
AI plays an essential role in creating the Comcast X1 entertainment experience and is how millions of its customers access their content on the TV. Jan Neumann, Ferhan Ture, and Shahin Sefati explain how AI enables Comcast to understand what you are looking for when you talk to the X1 voice remote and how Comcast scaled the voice interface to answer millions of voice queries every single night. Read more.