TWIMLcon 2019

Speaker

Photo: Eric Colson

Eric Colson

Chief Algorithms Officer Emeritus
Stitch Fix
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Eric is the Chief Algorithms Officer Emeritus @ Stitch Fix where he built the team of over 100 Data Scientists. In his emeritus role he takes on research projects, mentoring, and manages the tech brand. Formerly, Eric was the Vice President of Data Science and Engineering at Netflix. He also held relevant positions at Yahoo!, Blue Martini, Proxicom, and Information Resources. He holds a B.A. Economics (SFSU), M.S. Information Systems (GGU), M.S. Management Science & Engineering (Stanford).

Conference Sessions

TWIMLcon  2019
Operationalizing machine learning in an organization isn't only an issue of technology. People, organization, and culture play critical roles as well. Get any of these wrong and your organization will struggle. This panel will explore strategies for fine-tuning (or overhauling) your organization's softer side to increase its effectiveness.
TWIMLcon  2019
What should we take away from how web giants and autonomous vehicles are redefining scale and impact for ML platforms?  From founding the AI platforms team at Facebook, engineering for Google and now pioneering the development of AI/ML platforms in the uncharted waters of autonomous vehicles, Hussein Mehanna, Head of AI/ML at Cruise, is in a unique position to answer this question.