Office Hour with Bahman Bahmani

Expo Hall (Table E)

During the office hour, depending on the attendees’ interests, we can go into more detail on any of the following topics:

  • Specific applications of sketching techniques, e.g., in web and social media analytics, digital advertising, log analysis, intelligent mobile applications, internet of things, and network security
  • The use of sketching techniques as fundamental building blocks for highly nimble big data management systems
  • The algorithmic and mathematical aspects of sketching techniques
  • How your small or big business can benefit from adopting sketching techniques in your big data operations
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Bahman Bahmani


Bahman is doing his PhD at Stanford University, supported by William R. Hewlett Stanford Graduate Fellowship, and focused on the topic of algorithms for big data applications, in which he is a well-published author in some of the best conferences and journals, including PVLDB, SIGMOD, WWW, and KDD. He was the last PhD student of the legendary late Rajeev Motwani, and has been also advised and co-advised by Ashish Goel and Prabhakar Raghavan (formerly Yahoo VP of Strategy, currently Google VP of Engineering). His industry experience during his PhD studies spans several internships and collaborations with some of the best researchers and practitioners from Twitter, Microsoft Research, Yahoo Research, AOL, and Google. He is a recipient of the Yahoo Key Scientific Challenges Award for his contributions to the area of search technologies.


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