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Sept 29–Oct 1, 2015 • New York, NY
Hussein Mehanna

Hussein Mehanna
Engineering Manager, Facebook

Hussein Mehanna is an engineering manager at Facebook, where he founded and manages the Applied Machine Learning platform team. Hussein started as the original developer on the team, which quickly developed from an ads-focused ML platform to a Facebook-wide platform. Prior to Facebook, Hussein worked as a software engineer for Bing, Microsoft. He is a holder of a masters degree in speech recognition from the University of Cambridge, UK.


9:00am–5:00pm Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Hardcore Data Science
Location: 1 E10 / 1 E11
Ben Lorica (O'Reilly), Reza Zadeh (Matroid | Stanford), David Blei (Columbia University), Anima Anandkumar (UC Irvine), Hussein Mehanna (Facebook), Jennifer Chayes (Microsoft Research), Ben Recht (University of California, Berkeley), Tanzeem Choudhury (Cornell and HealthRhythms), Jenn Wortman Vaughan (Microsoft Research), Adam Marcus (B12), Stefanie Jegelka (M.I.T.), Mikhail Bilenko (Microsoft), Reynold Xin (Databricks)
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All-Day: Strata's regular data science track has great talks with real-world experience from leading edge speakers. But we didn't just stop there—we added the Hardcore Data Science day to give you a chance to go even deeper. The Hardcore day will add new techniques and technologies to your data science toolbox, shared by leading data science practitioners from startups, industry, consulting... Read more.
11:00am–11:30am Tuesday, 09/29/2015
Hardcore Data Science
Location: 1 E10/1 E11 Level: Advanced
Hussein Mehanna (Facebook)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 8 ratings)
FBLearner Flow is Facebook's machine learning platform, used by over a dozen teams including Search, Ads and News Feed to train models delivering relevant content to users. Tens of thousands of models are trained every week, using trillions of training examples. The system spans several areas, including ML infrastructure, algorithms, and applications built on top of the platform. Read more.