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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Michael Lanzetta

Michael Lanzetta
Principal Applied ML Scientist, Microsoft


Michael Lanzetta is a principal SDE at Microsoft. In his more than 20-year career in the software industry, he’s worked in domains as varied as circuit design and drug discovery and in languages from JavaScript to F#, but his primary focus has always been scaled-out server-side work. Michael has a background in demand forecasting from Manugistics and Amazon and machine learning from Bing; he has spent the last few years building intelligent services on Azure using everything from Spark to TensorFlow and CNTK.


14:5515:35 Thursday, 24 May 2018
Data science and machine learning
Location: Capital Suite 10/11 Level: Intermediate
Elena Terenzi (Microsoft), Michael Lanzetta (Microsoft)
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Michael Lanzetta and Elena Terenzi offer an overview of a collaboration between Microsoft and the Royal Holloway University that applied deep learning to locate illegal small-scale mines in Ghana using satellite imagery, scaled training using Kubernetes, and investigated the mines' impact on surrounding populations and environment. Read more.