Speaker

Amit Ramesh, Software Engineer at Yelp

Amit Ramesh

Software Engineer, Yelp

Amit is currently a software engineer at Yelp in the local ads space. He works on architecting and building pipelines for realtime processing and analytics. Prior to Yelp he was at Amazon working within the big data ecosystem. Over the years he has worked in various areas including medical imaging, robotics, machine learning and embedded systems. In his free time he likes to delve into abstract math, armchair physics and hand-wavy philosophy. He lives with his wife and two kids in California.

Sessions

A Practical Approach to Building a Streaming Processing Pipeline for an Online Advertising Platform

Yelp’s ad platform handles millions of ad requests everyday. To generate ad metrics and analytics in real-time, they built they ad event tracking and analyzing pipeline on top of Spark Streaming. It allows Yelp to… Read more