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Make Data Work
Oct 15–17, 2014 • New York, NY

Juan Miguel Lavista
Principal Data Scientist, Microsoft

Website | @BDataScientist

Juan Lavista is a Principal Data Scientist for at Microsoft, where he works with a team of data scientist searching for insights in petabytes of data. Juan joined Microsoft to work for the Microsoft Experimentation Platform (EXP) where he designed and ran control experiments across different Microsoft properties. Before joining Microsoft, Juan was the CTO and cofounder of He has been a speaker at conferences in many countries including the US, Canada, Argentina, Colombia and Uruguay, and he also was a TedX Speaker in 2010 in Argentina.

Twitter account: @BDataScientist


5:05pm–5:45pm Thursday, 10/16/2014
Data Science
Location: 1D
Juan Miguel Lavista (Microsoft)
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Just in the US, we make over ~40 billion queries every month. From the time we wake up, search engines are one of the top activities we do online, this talk will show some examples on how this data can be used from funny things like determining which city wakes up earlier to more complex scenarios like finding adverse drug interactions. Read more.