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Make Data Work
21–22 May 2018: Training
22–24 May 2018: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK
Miguel Gonzalez-Fierro

Miguel Gonzalez-Fierro
Senior Data Scientist, Microsoft

Website | @miguelgfierro

Miguel González-Fierro is a senior data scientist at Microsoft UK, where he helps customers leverage their processes using big data and machine learning. Previously, he was CEO and founder of Samsamia Technologies, a company that created a visual search engine for fashion items, allowing users to find products using images instead of words, and founder of the Robotics Society of Universidad Carlos III, which developed different projects related to UAVs, mobile robots, small humanoids competitions, and 3D printers. Miguel also worked as a robotics scientist at Universidad Carlos III of Madrid and King’s College London, where his research focused on learning from demonstration, reinforcement learning, computer vision, and dynamic control of humanoid robots. He holds a BSc and MSc in electrical engineering and an MSc and PhD in robotics.


11:1511:55 Wednesday, 23 May 2018
Data science and machine learning
Location: Capital Suite 13 Level: Advanced
Mathew Salvaris (Microsoft), Miguel Gonzalez-Fierro (Microsoft), Ilia Karmanov (Microsoft)
Mathew Salvaris, Miguel Gonzalez-Fierro, and Ilia Karmanov offer a comparison of two platforms for running distributed deep learning training in the cloud, using a ResNet network trained on the ImageNet dataset as an example. You'll examine the performance of each as the number of nodes scales and learn some tips and tricks as well as some pitfalls to watch out for. Read more.