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

Practical ML today and tomorrow

Hilary Mason (Cloudera Fast Forward Labs)
9:20am–9:30am Thursday, 09/13/2018
Location: 3E
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 11 ratings)

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are exciting technologies, but real value comes from marrying those capabilities with the right business problems. Hilary Mason explores the current state of these technologies, investigates what’s coming next in applied machine learning (such as recent work in multitask learning), and explains how to identify and execute on the right business opportunities at the right time.

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Hilary Mason

Cloudera Fast Forward Labs

Hilary Mason is vice president of research at Cloudera Fast Forward Labs and data scientist in residence at Accel Partners. Previously, Hilary was chief scientist at Bitly. She cohosts DataGotham, a conference for New York’s homegrown data community, and cofounded HackNY, a nonprofit that helps engineering students find opportunities in New York’s creative technical economy. She’s on the board of the Anita Borg Institute and an advisor to several companies, including SparkFun Electronics, Wildcard, and Wonder. Hilary served on Mayor Bloomberg’s Technology Advisory Board and is a member of Brooklyn hacker collective NYC Resistor.

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