Matt Walker

Matt Walker
Co-Founder, Engineering, Simon Data

Website | @data_daddy

Matt Walker is a engineer at Etsy, where he is building out their big data stack and researching techniques for search and advertising. Previously, he worked as a researcher at Adtuitive and as an engineer at Pervasive Software. He holds an MS in computer science from UT and received his BS in electrical and computer engineering from Rice University.


Hadoop in Practice Great America Ballroom K
Matt Walker (Simon Data), Wil Stuckey (Etsy), Steve Mardenfeld (etsy)
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As an ecommerce site with more than 800,000 different sellers, Etsy is particularly interested in understanding how shoppers find the items they seek. This talk will discuss the challenges of funnel analysis at Etsy, the corresponding deficiencies of several widely used web analytics tools, and our event sequence matching tool implemented in Hadoop. Read more.


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