Sam Shah
Sr. Software Engineer, LinkedIn

Sam Shah is a Principle
Engineer in the Search,
Network, and Analytics Team at
LinkedIn, working on applied
data products. He is the principal person behind
“People You May Know,”
LinkedIn’s people
recommendation service, and
LinkedIn’s collaborative
filtering system. Sam holds a
Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of


Sam Shah (LinkedIn)
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In this talk, we'll build a complete, scalable collaborative filtering ("people who X also Y") system that is almost identical to what prominent Internet properties use today. We'll talk about model improvements, performance enhancements, and practical considerations. This is a practical talk accessible to all. Read more.


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