Josh Levy is Senior Director, Data Science at Vast.com, where he has built personalized recommenders for homes and used vehicles. Previously he worked at Demand Media, where he developed contextual recommendations for a multimillion document corpus. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from The University of North Carolina, where he researched statistical shape models and medical image segmentation,
5:05pm–5:45pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Location: 1 E6/1 E7
By reducing friction from deploying models and comparing competing models, data scientists can focus on high-value efforts. At Vast we've experimented with tools and strategies for this while shipping a suite of data products for consumers and agents in the midst of some of life’s biggest purchases. I'll share best practices and lessons learned, and help you free up time for the fun stuff.