Hans-Kristian BjerregaardFounder & CEO, Clerk.io
Bio: Hans-Kristian is the Founder and CEO of Clerk.io. Hans-Kristian dropped out from his master studies at comp. sci. when he invented a new way to avoid the cold start problem in product recommender systems which led to the founding of Clerk.io. Today Clerk.io is the world’s best rated e-commerce personalization platform.
Abstract of presentation: Today working with Machine Learning mostly consists of taking existing frameworks and tweaking parameters "until it works" but with no further research into why. I will advocate that by knowing the underlying semantics your model represents you can not only increase predictive performance but also drastically decrease computation times and reduce environmental impact.
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