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DB Tsai, Senior Research Engineer at Netflix

DB Tsai

Senior Research Engineer, Netflix

DB Tsai is an Apache Spark committer and a Senior Research Engineer working on Personalized Recommendation Algorithms at Netflix. He implemented several algorithms including Linear Regression and Binary/Multinomial Logistic Regression with Elastici-Net (L1/L2) regularization using LBFGS/OWL-QN optimizers in Apache Spark. Prior to joining Netflix, DB was a Lead Machine Learning Engineer at Alpine Data Labs, where he led a team to develop innovative large-scale distributed learning algorithms, and then contributed back to open source Apache Spark project. DB was a Ph.D. candidate in Applied Physics at Stanford University. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University.

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Netflix's Recommendation ML Pipeline Using Apache Spark

Netflix is the world’s largest streaming service, with 80 million members in over 250 countries. Netflix uses machine learning to inform nearly every aspect of the product, from the recommendations you get, to the boxart… Read more