The Machine Learning modeling work has a lot of repetitive steps, and we can automate some of those to speed up the path to make an impact. In this talk, we will provide a brief overview of LinkedIn's initiative on machine learning model exploration and dive deep into automating standard model training practices such as feature selection, hyperparameter tuning, and model selection.
Jun Jia is a Senior Staff Software Engineer in the Artificial Intelligence team at LinkedIn where he works on developing state-of-the-art algorithms to improve LinkedIn's Search and Recommendation systems. He has extensive experience in R&D and software engineering and numerous publications in top-tier journals and conferences. Prior to LinkedIn, he obtained his MS and PhD in CS and Math from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked as a technical staff member at ORNL.
Sandeep Jha is a Staff Technical Program Manager in the Artificial Intelligence group at LinkedIn, where he leads programs that empowers LinkedIn's Search and Recommendation systems. Before LinkedIn, he was a Sr. Technical Program Manager in Search Science and AI team at Amazon, where he worked on improving the search result in the first page of Amazon worldwide. Before that, he worked at Facebook, where he led initiatives to enhance ad quality and launch of multiple commerce products such as Facebook Marketplace and Instagram Shopping.