AI in Action E53: Georg Hildebrand, Senior Research Engineer at Zalando

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Welcome to episode 53 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 Georg Hildebrand, Senior Research Engineer at Zalando in Berlin. Georg has several years of experience in data science and scientific computing and is currently building the next generation of Zalando's machine learning platform. The goal is to enable and democratize machine learning for almost all employees and business processes.

Zalando believes that their integration of fashion, operations and online technology gives them the capability to deliver a compelling value proposition to both customers and fashion brand partners. Zalando’s shops attract more than 300 million visits per month with over 28 million active customers in 17 markets across Europe.

In the episode, Georg will tell you about:

Zalando’s work in creating infrastructure for machine learning

Advice on how to get started with data science

Prioritising the workload at Zalando

Helping coach and train data science professionals

Challenges of applying AI and Machine Learning

His work within High-Performance Computing

 

To find out more about Georg and his work at Zalando, check out the website www.zalando.de. You can also follow them on Twitter @ZalandoTech and connect with Georg on Linkedin.

What did you make of Georg's podcast? Where do you see the future of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 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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