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Make Data Work
September 11, 2018: Training & Tutorials
September 12–13, 2018: Keynotes & Sessions
New York, NY
Ankit Jain

Ankit Jain
Senior Data Scientist, Uber


Ankit Jain is a senior data scientist at Uber AI Labs, the machine learning research arm of Uber. His work primarily involves the application of deep learning methods to a variety of Uber’s problems, ranging from forecasting and food delivery to self-driving cars. Previously, he held a variety of data science roles at Bank of America, Facebook, and other startups. Ankit holds an MFE from UC Berkeley and a BS from IIT Bombay (India). Outside of his job, he likes to mentor students in data science, run marathons, and travel.


2:05pm–2:45pm Wednesday, 09/12/2018
Location: 1A 15/16 Level: Intermediate
Secondary topics:  Deep Learning, Recommendation Systems, Temporal data and time-series analytics, Transportation and Logistics
Ankit Jain (Uber)
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Personalization is a common theme in social networks and ecommerce businesses. Personalization at Uber involves an understanding of how each driver and rider is expected to behave on the platform. Ankit Jain explains how Uber employs deep learning using LSTMs and its huge database to understand and predict the behavior of each and every user on the platform. Read more.