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

Igor Elbert
Principal Data Scientist,

Website | @ielbert

Mr. Elbert has been dealing with big data for over 20 years. From calculating financial risk for Salomon Brothers to tracking movements of millions of items across the supply chain for major brands, Mr. Elbert pushed innovative data analysis to new frontiers.

As VP of Quantitative Analytics for Barnes & Noble Mr. Elbert used a plethora of data to offer his customers a unique in-store and digital experience.

Having joined as Principal Data Scientist, Mr. Elbert is supporting Gilt’s mission to create the most exciting, curated shopping experience that helps company’s customers find and express their style.


11:50am–12:30pm Friday, 10/17/2014
Business & Industry
Location: 1 E14/1 E15
Tags: fashion
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For a long time Internet retailers have been trying to move items they sell closer to customers. Flash sale site takes it to the extreme: we apply machine learning to predict customers' cravings for fashion products in different geographic regions without purchase history to draw from. Read more.