Xavier Amatriain (PhD) is Director of Algorithms Engineering at Netflix. He leads a team of researchers and engineers designing and implementing the next wave of machine learning approaches to power the Netflix product. Previous to this, he was a Researcher in Recommender Systems, and neighboring areas such as Data Mining, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, and Multimedia. He has authored more than 50 papers including book chapters, journals, and articles in international conferences. He has also lectured in different universities including the University of California Santa Barbara and UPF in Barcelona, Spain, where he is originally from.
The Recommender Problem Revisited
as author at 20th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), New York 2014,
together with: Bamshad Mobasher,