Xavier Amatriain
Engineering Manager, Netflix


Xavier Amatriain is currently managing a team of engineering/research stars in creating next generation personalized experiences at Netflix. He is working on the cross-roads of data mining, machine learning, software engineering, innovation, and agile methods.

Previous to this, he was a Senior Researcher in Telefonica, where his research focused on Recommender Systems and neighboring areas such as Data Mining, User Modeling, Social Networks, and e-Commerce.

He has authored more than 50 papers in books, journals and international conferences. He has also been invited speaker to several conferences and universities.


Data Science, Mission City B1
This presentation will be streamed live.
Xavier Amatriain (Netflix)
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Netflix is known for pushing the envelope of recommendation technologies. The Netflix Prize put a spotlight on recommender system research and a focus on predicting ratings. But, predicting a rating is only part of the recommendation problem. In this talk I will describe how other sources of implicit and contextualized information can be used to create a personalized experience. Read more.


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