Meet the Speakers for Kaggle Days China 2019
Tao Shen is a Competitions Grandmaster and his display name is ‘SeuTao’ in Kaggle. He got a Master’s Degree in Biomedical Engineering from Southeast University, China. After graduation (2017), he came into Data Science industry and worked as a deep learning engineer. In his spare time, he competed in Kaggle and consecutively won 5 gold medals in 6 months. He believes Kaggle is a great platform for fast learning in data science and this platform places a very important role in his career.
Yuanhao studied mechatronics and robotics in school. He obtained the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2014 and 2017 respectively. He is now a NLP engineer at Chinese biggest automobile company. He knew Kaggle for the first time in late 2017 and was deeply attracted by this amazing platform. Since then, He has taken part in many Kaggle competitions. He is a Competitions Grandmaster on Kaggle.
Linkedin profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yuanhao-wu-78b93684/
Qingchen Wang received his Ph.D. in Data Science and Business Analytics from the University of Amsterdam and currently works as an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong. Qingchen’s research focuses on the development and application of machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques for solving real-life business problems, and he teaches data science to students at all levels. Prior to pursuing an academic career, Qingchen was an active Kaggler and competed in over thirty Kaggle competitions. He eventually won nine gold medals and earned the “Grandmaster” status in 2016.
Chenglong is an Algorithm Expert in Alibaba ALIMe Team, focusing on building intelligent customer service chatbot with the help of Machine Learning/Deep Learning/NLP techniques. Previously, he worked in Tencent Ads for two years as a researcher on Lookalike modeling. He loves machine learning competitions and has won top places in a few NLP competitions hosted on Kaggle. Chenglong holds a Ph.D. in Communication Engineering from Sun Yat-sen University since 2015.
I am a Research SDE in Microsoft Research Asia and I graduated from Peking University(2018) with a master’s degree in CS. Besides as a competitions grandmaster on kaggle, I also won a number of competitions on other platforms in China. I have some experience in chatbot system(Microsoft XiaoIce), quantitative finance and risk management.
Jessica works on data analytics and product management at Kaggle, helping Kaggle serve as a useful platform for data scientists around the world. She holds a bachelor’s degree in GIS and Remote Sensing from UCLA and worked on research analyzing tropical ecosystem carbon storage across biogeographic regions. She is passionate about intersecting geospatial data with machine learning. As a result, she has worked on civic tech initiatives and recently led a team to build a geospatial deep learning model at NASA. She looks forward to meeting Kagglers in China this fall and get to know the faces of the community better.
Yufeng is a Developer Advocate at Google focusing on Cloud AI, where he is working to make machine learning more understandable and usable for all. He is the creator of the YouTube series AI Adventures, at yt.be/AIAdventures, exploring the art, science, and tools of machine learning.
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