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Make Data Work
March 5–6, 2018: Training
March 6–8, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Evan Sparks

Evan Sparks
CEO, Determined AI

Evan Sparks is a cofounder and CEO of Determined AI, a software company that makes machine learning engineers and data scientists fantastically more productive. Previously, Evan worked in quantitative finance and web intelligence. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, where, as a member of the AMPLab, he contributed to the design and implementation of much of the large-scale machine learning ecosystem around Apache Spark, including MLlib and KeystoneML. He also holds an AB in computer science from Dartmouth College.


2:40pm3:20pm Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Evan Sparks (Determined AI)
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Deep learning has shown tremendous improvements in a number of areas and has justifiably generated enormous excitement. However, several key challenges—from prohibitive hardware requirements to immature software offerings—are impeding widespread enterprise adoption. Evan Sparks details fundamental challenges facing organizations looking to adopt deep learning and shares possible solutions. Read more.