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

Christopher Nguyen
President and CEO, Arimo

Website | @pentagoniac

Christopher Nguyen is president and CEO of Arimo, a Panasonic company in Silicon Valley, where he leads the development of AI platforms and solutions for the enterprise. Previously, he was engineering director of Google Apps and cofounded two other successful startups. As a professor, Christopher cofounded the Computer Engineering Program at HKUST. He holds a BS (summa cum laude) from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD from Stanford, where he created the first standard-encoding Vietnamese software suite, authored RFC 1456, and contributed to Unicode 1.1.


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.