AI in Action E247: Vladyslav Prytula, Head of Applied Science at Zooplus


Welcome to episode 247 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 guest is Vladyslav Prytula, Head of Applied Science at Zooplus in Munich, who is a major European e-store with pet-related products. Zooplus want to continue to be at the forefront of eCommerce and they believe eCommerce to be the sales model of today and for the future. eCommerce has become one of the fastest developing areas of business with modern logistics centres and the use of big data and personalization, which means that online sales can be handled with increasing efficiency. 

While they aim to achieve continuous growth, Zooplus remain faithful to the key values of the company: a dynamic and flexible approach, constant learning opportunities and inventive thinking at every level and position in the organization. The satisfaction of their animal-loving customers remains their primary goal and the trust they place in them is the highest honour. Thanks to the passion of their employees, Zooplus' customers in over 30 European countries can rest assured that their order is in good hands.

In the episode, Vladyslav will discuss:

His journey to joining Zooplus

Building a data science function at Zooplus

Interesting projects they work on, such as reinforcement learning

Impact of Covid-19 on the business

Advice he would offer to his younger self

To find out more about Vladyslav and their interesting work at Zooplus, check out the website or follow them on Linkedin and Twitter @zooplusDE. You can also connect with Vladyslav on Linkedin.

What did you think of Vladyslav's podcast? Where do you see the future of AI 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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