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Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA

Office Hour with Shankar Vedaraman and Chris Colburn (Netflix)

Christopher Colburn (Netflix), Shankar Vedaraman (Netflix)
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)

Want to learn how to not only detect anomalies, but make them actionable? Shankar and Chris can help. Stop by and ask them about:

  • The business problem for anomaly detection, the algorithm, implementation details and how the system is used at Netflix.
  • Challenges Netflix faced while engineering the system (and how they overcame them)
  • Other use cases at Netflix for anomaly detection
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Christopher Colburn


Christopher Colburn is just another data scientist at Netflix.

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Shankar Vedaraman


Shankar Vedaraman leads the data engineering org for Growth, Business operations, and Infrastructure at Netflix. His team is responsible for engineering and managing data models and services that enable data consumption for a variety of use cases. Shankar Vedaraman is passionate about engineering data products that drive data-driven research to solve business problems