Presented By
O’Reilly + Intel AI
Put AI to Work
April 15-18, 2019
New York, NY
Yi Zhuang

Yi Zhuang
Senior Staff Software Engineer, Twitter


Yi Zhuang is a software engineer at Twitter, where he tech leads a group of people to build platform and infrastructure for working with ML models. Currently, he works on unifying Twitter around a single ML framework & infrastructure, bringing together users of Lua Torch, PyTorch, Scikit Learn, XGBoost, VW, and other in house ML solutions. Previously, Yi led a group of people to develop a trillion-document scale distributed search engine at Twitter. Yi holds an MS in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University. He loves cats and enjoys pondering over all things technical and logical.


2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Implementing AI
Location: Rendezvous
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning and Machine Learning tools, Media, Marketing, Advertising, Platforms and infrastructure
Yi Zhuang (Twitter), Nicholas Leonard (Twitter)
Twitter is a 4000+ employee company with many ML use cases. Historically, there are many different ways to productionize ML at Twitter. In this session, we describe the setup and benefits of a unified ML platform for production, and how Twitter Cortex team brings together users of various ML tools. Read more.