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Data Science in the Cloud @StitchFix



Stefan Krawczyk discusses how his team at StitchFix use the cloud to enable over 80 data scientists to be productive. He also talks about prototyping ideas, algorithms and analyses, how they set up & keep schemas in sync between Hive, Presto, Redshift & Spark and make access easy for their data scientists, etc.


Stefan Krawczyk is Algo Dev Platform Lead at StitchFix, where he’s leading development of the algorithm development platform. He spent formative years at Stanford, LinkedIn, Nextdoor & Idibon, working on everything from growth engineering, product engineering, data engineering, to recommendation systems, NLP, data science and business intelligence.

About the conference

Software is changing the world. QCon empowers software development by facilitating the spread of knowledge and innovation in the developer community. A practitioner-driven conference, QCon is designed for technical team leads, architects, engineering directors, and project managers who influence innovation in their teams.

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Feb 17, 2017