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September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Kaushik Deka

Kaushik Deka
Director, Novantas, Novantas

Kaushik Deka is a partner and CTO at Novantas, where he is responsible for technology strategy and R&D roadmap of a number of cloud-based platforms. He has more than 15 years’ experience leading large engineering teams to develop scalable, high-performance analytics platforms. Kaushik holds an MS in computer science from the University of Missouri, an MS in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MS in computational finance from Carnegie Mellon University.


1:10pm–1:50pm Thursday, 09/13/2018
Location: 1A 23/24 Level: Intermediate
Kaushik Deka (Novantas), Ted Gibson (Novantas)
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Kaushik Deka and Ted Gibson share a large-scale optimization architecture in Spark for a consumer product portfolio optimization use case in retail banking. The architecture combines a simulator that distributes computation of complex real-world scenarios and a constraint optimizer that uses business rules as constraints to meet growth targets. Read more.