AI in Action E86: Alexey Grigorev, Lead Data Scientist at OLX Group

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Welcome to episode 86 of AI in Action, the podcast that breaks down the hype and explores the impact that Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI in the United States and Europe.

Today's guest is Alexey Grigorev, Lead Data Scientist at OLX Group in Berlin. OLX empower people to upgrade their lives with their products and services aimed at making the exchange of goods and services easier and convenient for everyone. This benefits local communities and beyond with 350 million people using their leading marketplaces every month.

Founded in 2006, OLX Group combines the spirit and agility of a startup with the strong backing of one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world, Prosus. They improvise, experiment and listen to customers, as they aim to bring together teams to collaborate in an inclusive environment where all voices are heard. 

In the show, Alexey will tell you about:

How he got involved in Data Science and Machine Learning 

OLX’s platform for online classified adverts 

His interesting Deep Learning projects

Challenges of bringing Machine Learning models into production 

The role of the Full Stack Data Scientist 

What you can learn from his recent books  

To find out more about Alexey and his work at OLX Group, check out the website www.olxgroup.com or  www.alexeygrigorev.com. You can also connect with Alexey on Linkedin and follow him on Twitter @Al_Grigor.

What did you make of Alexey's podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Data Science heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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