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Make Data Work
September 25–26, 2017: Training
September 26–28, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Francesca Lazzeri

Francesca Lazzeri
Senior Machine Learning Scientist, Microsoft

Website | @frlazzeri

Francesca Lazzeri is a senior machine learning scientist at Microsoft on the cloud advocacy team and an expert in big data technology innovations and the applications of machine learning-based solutions to real-world problems. Her research has spanned the areas of machine learning, statistical modeling, time series econometrics and forecasting, and a range of industries—energy, oil and gas, retail, aerospace, healthcare, and professional services. Previously, she was a research fellow in business economics at Harvard Business School, where she performed statistical and econometric analysis within the technology and operations management unit. At Harvard, she worked on multiple patent, publication and social network data-driven projects to investigate and measure the impact of external knowledge networks on companies’ competitiveness and innovation. Francesca periodically teaches applied analytics and machine learning classes at universities and research institutions around the world. She’s a data science mentor for PhD and postdoc students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and speaker at academic and industry conferences—where she shares her knowledge and passion for AI, machine learning, and coding.

Sessions

2:05pm2:45pm Thursday, September 28, 2017
Business case studies, Strata Business Summit
Location: 1A 18 Level: Intermediate
Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Hong Lu (Microsoft)
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New machine learning technologies allow companies to apply better staffing strategies by taking advantage of historical data. Francesca Lazzeri and Hong Lu share a workforce placement recommendation solution that recommends staff with the best professional profile for new projects. Read more.