4–7 Nov 2019
Brian Young

Brian Young
Vice President, Technology, Penguin Random House

Brian Young is the vice president of technology at Penguin Random House. He’s a 20-year veteran of the software industry, with startup and enterprise tech leadership experience across a range of businesses.


15:5016:30 Thursday, 7 November 2019
Location: R2
Brian Young (Penguin Random House)
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The Momentum Engine is a serverless application built on AWS using Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis, SQS, EMR and data pipelines, and S3, allowing Penguin Random House (PRH) to use continually updated, data-driven analytical models to automatically compose and send personalized book recommendations emails to its subscriber base—at scale. Brian Young details PRH's journey with this system. Read more.

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