Aidan Finn is a Senior Developer and Data Scientist in the Machine Learning group at Overstock. He has 18 years professional experience as a software developer with a focus on the practical application of Machine Learning. He also has a Phd in Machine Learning and has published several papers on using Machine Learning to understand text. When not at a computer he can occasionally be spotted running or surfing in the wilds of Sligo.
In this talk I will give an overview of Machine Learning at Overstock including:
– Describe some of the things we use ML for
– How we build, deploy and evaluate our ML models
– Outline the various tech-stacks involved
– Challenges and lessons from using ML in an Enterprise setting