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Interview with Rahel Jhirad, Hearst - Machine Intelligence Summit, New York

Interviewer: Jason Koebley, Senior Staff Writer, Motherboard.

Rahel Jhirad, Director, Data Science at Hearst

She joined Hearst in 2015 and leads their data science team. She works with content, clickstream, ad, audience, off-platform data using numerous machine learning algorithms including Natural Language Processing, Topic Modelling, Recommender Systems, A/B Testing, Image and Object Recognition, and other Machine Learning and Deep Learning tools. She runs a popular meetup called Economics and Big Data whose goal it is to bring the researchers in computer science and machine learning and researchers social science closer together. She is a strong advocate of cross-disciplinary literacy.