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Evan Sparks

Evan Sparks
CEO, Determined AI

Evan Sparks is a cofounder and CEO of Determined AI, a software company that makes machine learning engineers and data scientists fantastically more productive. Previously, Evan worked in quantitative finance and web intelligence. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of California, Berkeley, where, as a member of the AMPLab, he contributed to the design and implementation of much of the large-scale machine learning ecosystem around Apache Spark, including MLlib and KeystoneML. He also holds an AB in computer science from Dartmouth College.


Data Science
Ballroom AB
Ameet Talwalkar (Carnegie Mellon University | Determined AI), Evan Sparks (Determined AI)
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Implementing and consuming Machine Learning techniques at scale are difficult tasks for ML Developers and End Users. MLbase ( is an open-source platform under active development addressing the issues of both groups. In this talk we will describe the high-level functionality of MLbase and demonstrate its *scalability* and *ease-of-use* via real-world examples. Read more.