ML for Online Supermarkets - From Convenient to Smart Shopping
Picnic is the world’s fastest growing online supermarket that makes grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. We will show you how we transformed an already convenient shopping experience into a delightful ultra-fast shopping blitz-stop. In this talk we provide a view behind the scenes of our deep-learning based behavioral analytics and prediction engine. We will talk you through our ups-and-downs of product, category and promotional recommendations of FMCGs and do not shy away from demoing also the failures. Now we are able to predict with >95% likelihood the top 12 articles of the next order of each of our customers.
Daniel Gebler is CTO of Picnic, the world’s fastest growing online supermarket that makes grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. Previously, he was Director R&D of Fredhopper, responsible for the product and technology roadmap, and led engineering teams located in Amsterdam and Sofia. Daniel holds a PhD in Computer Science and an MBA. He is also a dad of two young kids, used be a passionate skater and nowadays an enthusiastic climber!