Designing AI Algorithms to Power New Experiences @ Facebook Scale
Aparna Lakshmiratan is a Technical Program Manager, Applied Machine Learning, Facebook At Facebook, Aparna works at the intersection of cutting edge technology and its deployment to products at massive scale. She is currently driving their program to build new algorithms for ranking and personalization, and shipping them to power products for over 2B people. Prior to joining Facebook, Aparna was a principal program manager at Microsoft building and shipping several products powered by machine learning including a new Click Prediction system for Ads and several enhancements to the Speller and Query Alterations engine in Bing. Aparna was also part of the CHIL (computer human interactive learning) group at Microsoft Research where she worked on an interactive machine learning platform to democratize machine learning and make it more accessible to non-experts. She has a PhD in Computer Science from the AI Lab at MIT.