Welcome to episode 291 of the AI in Action podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore 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 guests are Gabriel Nipote, Chief Operating Officer and Henry Michaelson, Chief Technology Officer at Halla. Founded in 2016, Halla is The Taste Intelligence Company, redefining what personalization means for grocery as the world’s only human preference engine designed specifically and exclusively for grocery. Halla has developed the only technology on the market that can accurately predict shopper intent and recommend the grocery item a person will want to buy next.
This provides grocers with the ability to offer personalization on a truly one-to-one level never before experienced across the entire digital store. Coupled with real-time capabilities, plug & play API integration and AI that leverages over 100 billion grocery-specific shopper and product data points, Halla’s created the most powerful and flexible personalization engine now available for grocers through its proprietary suite of services: Halla Recommend, Halla Substitute and Halla Search.
In the episode, Gabriel and Henry talk about:
Halla, the taste intelligence company
The role of data science and ML in their platform
Building a data science team from the ground up
Main takeaways from their journey with Halla so far
What they enjoy most about their work
Future plans for hiring into the team
To find out more about all the interesting work they do at Halla, check out the website www.halla.io or follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @halla_io. You can also connect with Gabriel and Henry directly on Linkedin.
What did you think of Gabriel and Henry's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI and Data Science in the industry 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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