26 May

Big Data Never Sleeps! Recommender Systems for Marketplaces with Adilzhan Ismailov

Dear Students, Graduates, and Friends of Kozminski University, we are happy to announce the second meeting of our series: Big Data Never Sleeps! The event is organized by the leaders of the Master in Big Data Science program. This month, we invite you to join Adilzhan Ismailov, Data Scientist at Depop for an interesting meeting on "Recommender Systems for Marketplaces"! Recommender systems are one of the most widely used and successful applications of machine learning in business. In the presentation, I will briefly cover some approaches to making recommendations in the context of marketplaces, where we aim to select the most relevant items for users out of a large, constantly changing catalogue of millions of products.

Where? Online on the MS Teams platform When? May 26th, 2022 at 4:00 PM (CEST) How to join the event? Students of KU will be receiving an e-mail regarding the event. If you are not a student of Kozminski University and you would like to participate in it, please fill out the registration form below. Upon finishing the registration, you will receive instructions at the provided e-mail address on how to join the event on the MS Teams platform.

More information on the Master in Big Data Science Program: HERE.

Who is Adilzhan Ismailov?

Adilzhan Ismailov

Adilzhan Ismailov is a Data Scientist at Depop. He has a BA from Cambridge University, an MSc from Barcelona School of Economics, and a Ph.D. from Universitat Pompeu Fabra working on Applied Economics, Political Economy, and Machine Learning. In the past, he worked as a trader at the Barclays Investment Bank and since 2018 he has been consistently ranked as a 1% top coder in the Machine Learning Competitions on Kaggle.