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Make Data Work
Feb 17–20, 2015 • San Jose, CA
Shankar Vedaraman

Shankar Vedaraman
Manager, Data Science & Engineering, Netflix


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


10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 02/19/2015
Data Science
Location: LL20 A
Shankar Vedaraman (Netflix), Christopher Colburn (Netflix)
Average rating: ****.
(4.65, 23 ratings)
In this session we will talk through the challenges of anomaly detection in high cardinality dimensions, and specifically how we derive value through a combination of data science and traditional business intelligence. Read more.
11:30am–12:10pm Thursday, 02/19/2015
Office Hour
Location: Table A
Christopher Colburn (Netflix), Shankar Vedaraman (Netflix)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Want to learn not only how to detect anomalies, but also how to make them actionable? Shankar and Chris can help. They’ll talk about the business problem for anomaly detection, the algorithm, implementation details, and how the system is used at Netflix. Learn the challenges Netflix faced while engineering the system, and other use cases at Netflix for anomaly detection. Read more.