Speaker

Michelle Casbon, Director of Data Science at Qordoba

Michelle Casbon

Director of Data Science, Qordoba

Michelle Casbon is Director of Data Science at Qordoba, a platform that uses machine learning to help companies globalize their products. Her focus is on scalable NLP that generalizes across (natural) languages. Previously, she was a Senior Data Science Engineer at Idibon, where she built tools for generating predictions on text datasets. Michelle completed a Masters at the University of Cambridge, focusing on NLP, speech recognition, speech synthesis, and machine translation. She loves working with open source projects and has contributed to Apache Spark and Apache Flume.

Sessions

NLP with MLlib: Global Empire-Building for Fun and Profit

In order to establish a user base across the globe, a product needs to support a variety of locales. The challenge with supporting multiple locales is the maintenance and generation of localized strings, which are… Read more