Zhe Zhang

From people you may know (PYMK) to economic graph research, machine learning is the oxygen to power how LinkedIn serves its 630M+ members. Zhe Zhang provides you with an architectural overview of LinkedIn’s typical machine learning pipelines complemented with key types of ML use cases. He explores the changes and challenges brought in by the emergence of deep learning techniques, including hardware (GPU, networking), data, tooling, and language (Python and C++ versus Java and Scala). You’ll be introduced to the ongoing work of establishing a unified ML infrastructure based on Spark and TensorFlow, which offers high performance and efficiency together with ease of use.