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Machine Learning Unplugged : What being a Data Scientist at Facebook and King taught me

Symbol & Key

Monday, 11 January 2016 from 19:00 to 21:30 (HKT)

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Machine Learning Unplugged : What being a Data Scientist at Facebook and King taught me.

When the hype quiets down and real world demands take the stage, how can Data Scientists shape and validate strategy? At the upcoming Symbol & Key event we’re lucky to have Hong Chun Leung share his experiences working as a Data Scientist at Facebook and King. Hong Chun will talk about Churn prediction, Customer LTV, Consumer Classification and how to pick the right tool for the job.

Speaker Bio

Hong Chun Leung is a Data Scientist at Facebook. He previously held that role at game maker, King, and did his Master Thesis in collaboration with the legendary dunnhumby data science company. In line with Mathis's advice in last month's talk;  Hong Chun placed in the top 10 % at a Kaggle competition before getting hired as a Data Scientist.

Symbol & Key

Symbol & Key is a series of talks organised to support exchanges and foster connections in Hong Kong's Data Science community. The talks are entry-level, but at the vanguard of the discipline, so it should be accessible to aspiring data scientists and experts alike.

Schedule

19:00 - 19:15 : Data Science Community Welcome
19:15 - 20:15 : "Machine Learning Unplugged", talk by Hong Chun Leung, Data Scientist at Facebook
20:15 - 20:30 : Q & A with Hong Chun Leung
20:30 - 21:30 : Social hour, light refreshments provided.

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Cocoon, 3/F,
Citicorp Centre,
18 Whitfield Road,
Tin Hau, Hong Kong

 

 

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Cocoon, 3/F,
Citicorp Centre,
18 Whitfield Road,
Tin Hau, Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR China

Monday, 11 January 2016 from 19:00 to 21:30 (HKT)


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Symbol & Key

Symbol & Key is a series of talks organised to support exchanges and foster connections in Hong Kong's Data Science community. The talks are entry-level, but at the vanguard of the discipline, so it should be accessible to aspiring data scientists and experts alike. 

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