Speaker

Khalifeh AlJadda, Data Scientist at Careerbuilder

Khalifeh AlJadda

Data Scientist, Careerbuilder

Khalifeh AlJadda holds Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Georgia (UGA), with a specialization in machine learning. He has experience implementing large scale, distributed machine learning algorithms to solve challenging problems in domains ranging from Bioinformatics to search and recommendation engines. He is the lead data scientist on the search data science team at CareerBuilder, which is one of the largest job boards in the world. He leads the data science effort to design and implement the backend of CareerBuilder’s language-agnostic semantic search engine leveraging Apache Spark and the Hadoop ecosystem.

Sessions

How to Integrate Spark MLlib and Apache Solr to Build Real-Time Entity Type Recognition System for Better Query Understanding

Understanding the types of entities expressed in a search query (Company, Skill, Job Title, etc.) enables more intelligent information retrieval based upon those entities compared to a traditional keyword-based search. Because search queries are typically… Read more