Speaker

Kexin Xie,  at Salesforce

Kexin Xie

Salesforce

At Salesforce, Kexin is responsible for research and design of the core distributed data processing and machine learning architecture for the Krux data management platform. Lead the Data Science Engineers in implementing their design, and own pushing to continuously improve on the various related operational aspects including performance, fault tolerance, scaling, automation, and costs.

Before Salesforce, Kexin worked for Krux, BigCommerce, NICTA, Brandscreen, Freelancer and Microsoft Research building software systems for large-scale machine learning, data mining, real-time bidding, intelligent marketing, anti-fraud and anti-money laundering. Kexin also holds a Ph.D. degree in computer science.

Sessions

Scaling Up: How Switching to Apache Spark Improved Performance, Realizability, and Reduced Cost on a Very Large Scale ML Application

Krux, a Salesforce company, is a Data Management Platform (DMP) that helps its clients collect, manage, analyze and activate their people data. With a wide range of premium clients such as Kellogg, L’Oréal, Warner Brothers,… Read more