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

Christopher Nguyen
CEO, Arimo

Website | @pentagoniac

Christopher Nguyen is CEO and cofounder of Arimo (née Adatao), the leader in collaborative, predictive intelligence for enterprises. Previously, Christopher served as engineering director of Google Apps and cofounded two successful startups. As a professor, he also cofounded the computer engineering program at HKUST (香港科技大学). Christopher has a BS from UC Berkeley, where he graduated summa cum laude, and a PhD from Stanford, where he created the first standard-encoding Vietnamese software suite, authored RFC 1456, and contributed to Unicode 1.1. He is also a cocreator of the open source Distributed DataFrame project.


2:05pm–2:45pm Thursday, 10/01/2015
Spark & Beyond
Location: 1 E20 / 1 E21 Level: Intermediate
Christopher Nguyen (Arimo), Vu Pham (Adatao, Inc), Michael Bui (Adatao, Inc.)
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Deep learning algorithms have been used in many real-world applications, such as computer vision, machine translation, and fraud detection. We'll present an overview of the system architecture, the training and running of Deep Learning models such as Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs) on Spark with Tachyon, including the use of GPUs to improve execution time. Read more.