Senior Data Werewolf at LinkedIn
- San Francisco Bay Area
Sal Uryasev's Overview
- Senior Data Scientist, Technical Lead at LinkedIn
- Master Hacker at Juice Analytics
- Analyst at ARPC
- Programmer (part time) at American Optimal Decisions
- Web Development Intern at Florida Digital Turnpike
Sal Uryasev's Summary
Data Werewolf interested in building recommendation systems out of data. Experience with Hadoop, MR, Machine Learning, Crowdsourcing and associated technologies.
Technical lead on standardization and inferred data projects.
Sal Uryasev's Experience
Senior Data Scientist, Technical Lead
Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; LNKD; Internet industry
August 2010 – Present (4 years 3 months) San Francisco Bay Area
I'm the technical lead, backend engineer and data scientist on Inferred Identity and Company Standardization.
My other fun projects include InMaps (inmaps.linkedin.com), Skills and Career Explorer.
Mostly, I get to be hands on with implementing new products using awesome data algorithms.
I am also a co-founder of Hogwarts, a framework that is used by engineering and data teams at LinkedIn as a wrapper on top of Hadoop.
In addition, I was a speaker at the Data Innovation Summit, and various meetups and talks.
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Information Technology and Services industry
January 2008 – July 2010 (2 years 7 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
Responsible for data, infrastructure development, backend engineering, webdev and data visualization for numerous client projects.
Partnership; 51-200 employees; Management Consulting industry
October 2007 – January 2008 (4 months) Washington D.C. Metro Area
Built task automation platform for improving efficiency of Legal data processing.
Programmer (part time)
American Optimal Decisions
January 2005 – August 2007 (2 years 8 months) Gainesville, Florida Area
Analyzed material science samples and model data for a Boeing contract using optimization techniques in CPLEX and C++. The project received a Darpa award. After the primary project finished, I assisted as a UNIX jack of all trades.
Sal Uryasev's Patents
- United States Patent Application 14/292,779
CRM Account to Company Mapping
- United States Patent Application 14473740
- Filed May 30, 2014
Sal Uryasev's Projects
- May 2011 to August 2012
We discovered skills.
- October 2010 to Present
LinkedIn Network Visualization
- February 2009 to April 2009
Contributed first python version of the API wrapper for the Google Analytics API
- June 2008 to February 2012
Screen Scraping API for downloading Google Trends data
Sal Uryasev's Languages
English(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Russian(Native or bilingual proficiency)
Sal Uryasev's Skills & Expertise
- Data Visualization
- Data Mining
- Apache Pig
- Machine Learning
- Cluster Analysis
- Ruby on Rails
- Web Analytics
- Amazon EC2
- Open Source
- Data Werewolf
- Web Development
- Amazon Mechanical Turk
- European History
Sal Uryasev's Education
Sal Uryasev's Additional Information
Board Games, European History, Snowboarding, Salsa, Traveling, Farming
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