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Make Data Work
Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY

What 0-50 million users in 7 days can teach us about big data

Joseph Sirosh (Compass)
9:15am–9:25am Wednesday, 09/30/2015
Location: Javits North
Average rating: ****.
(4.46, 85 ratings)

Join Microsoft’s Joseph Sirosh for a behind-the-scenes sneak peek into the creation of the viral phenomenon He’ll cover how it got to 50 million users in 7 days, the unexpected big data challenges that came with it, and the surprising learnings they had about people and systems.

This keynote is sponsored by Microsoft

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Joseph Sirosh


Joseph Sirosh is the chief technology officer at Compass. Previously, he was the corporate vice president of the Cloud AI Platform at Microsoft, where he lead the company’s enterprise AI strategy and products such as Azure Machine Learning, Azure Cognitive Services, Azure Search, and Bot Framework; the corporate vice president for Microsoft’s Data Platform; the vice president for Amazon’s Global Inventory Platform, responsible for the science and software behind Amazon’s supply chain and order fulfillment systems, as well as the central Machine Learning Group, which he built and led; and the vice president of research and development at Fair Isaac Corp., where he led R&D projects for DARPA, Homeland Security, and several other government organizations. He’s passionate about machine learning and its applications and has been active in the field since 1990. Joseph holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Texas at Austin and a BTech in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Chennai.