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Make Data Work
March 25-28, 2019
San Francisco, CA
Rakesh Kumar

Rakesh Kumar
Software Engineer, Lyft

Rakesh Kumar is a software engineer on the pricing team at Lyft. He started his career as an embedded software engineer for mobile devices; later he moved to server-side engineer to tackle bigger challenges in distributed systems. His interests include machine learning and streaming systems.


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Rakesh Kumar (Lyft), Thomas Weise (Lyft)
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Rakesh Kumar and Thomas Weise explore how Lyft dynamically prices its rides with a combination of various data sources, ML models, and streaming infrastructure for low latency, reliability, and scalability—allowing the pricing system to be more adaptable to real-world changes. Read more.