Christopher Gutierrez

Chief Data Scientist at OfferUp

Chris lives to make data science scale, having worked for or advised several startups, including Airbnb and LinkedIn, while they were startups, and now OfferUp. He’s moved quickly to embrace the latest technologies to scale data-based decision systems using images, text, and behavioral metrics.

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Delivering Image, Text, and Personalization models at scale with rapid deployment and iteration

Most of the work of scaling data science exists outside the data science team. The setup for image models, NLP, fraud, lead scoring, or other models should make deployment by data scientists simple. Engineering teams, not data scientists, can handle the scaling of the services. Innovations and iterations should happen as quickly as the data scientists can train models.