Resham Sarkar

Principal Data Scientist at Slice

Resham Sarkar is a Principal Data Scientist at Slice, where she leads Machine Learning and Personalization. Prior to this, she led the machine learning team at CCC Intelligent Solutions in Chicago, developing state-of-art models for optical character recognition, vehicle damage detection, and injury prediction. She has a Ph.D. in Atomic Physics from Northwestern University. Her research was geared towards building an ultra-sensitive gyroscope that measures slow movements like the rate of expansion of the universe. She is also an actor and a comedian who has been performing since she was three and still feels the same rush every time the lights go up.

WATCH LIVE: august 25 @ 2:45PM – 3:15PM ET

Physics, Personalization, and Pizza

What if we all had a personal assistant who kept track of our likes and dislikes, when do we like what we like, where is the best place to get what we like? As we continue to ingest astronomical amounts of daily data, personalization has become a necessity for e-commerce companies for retaining high-quality customers and building trust in your brand. But first, we must understand our data. In this talk, I will show how we use physics to decode pizza at Slice and power personalization.