Speaker

Ben Teeuwen, Senior Data Scientist at Booking.com

Ben Teeuwen

Senior Data Scientist, Booking.com

Ben Teeuwen spends most of his work time as a data scientist empowering data scientists through tooling and trainings to use ML to further personalize Booking.com. Ben guided widespread adoption of Spark throughout the company. Before starting to work for Booking.com in 2014, he studied cognitive psychology and public sector innovation

Sessions

Productionizing Behavioural Features for Machine Learning with Apache Spark Streaming

We are using Spark Streaming for building online Machine Learning(ML) features that are used in Booking.com for real-time prediction of behaviour and preferences of our users, demand for hotels and improve processes in customer support.… Read more