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Brian Dalessandro

Brian Dalessandro
Sr Director, Data Science, Capital One

Website | @delbrians

Brian is a practicing data scientist with 12 years of modeling experience, ranging from high energy particle physics to online advertising. Brian is currently VP of Data Science at M6D, an online advertising firm. Over the past 4 years, Brian has been a lead researcher in developing media6degree’s patent pending machine learning technology. Brian’s current R&D interests include building autonomous machine learning systems over big data architectures, causal inference and transfer learning. Brian has published multiple papers on these topics in top academic journals and conferences. Brian is also a co-chair of the annual KDD Cup Data Mining competition.

Prior to joining media6degrees, Brian was a Senior Research Analyst at Meetup.com and a risk modeler for American Express. Brian holds an MBA with a concentration in Statistics from NYU and a BS in both Mathematics and French Literature from Rutgers University.

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Hardcore Data Science Gramercy Suite
Brian Dalessandro (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.17, 6 ratings)
A common Data Science problem is that we have access to a lot of data but not enough of the right data. In many applications the right data is either impossible to collect or prohibitively expense to obtain. This talk will cover the basic strategies of Transfer Learning and will show how they can be leveraged to get the most out of the data you have rather than the data you want. Read more.

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