April 02 to 04 2018, Santa Clara, USA.


Speaker "Sofus Macskassy" Details

Name :
sofus macskassy
Company :
Title :
VP Data Science
Topic :

Data Science in Technical Recruiting

Abstract :

HackerRank is the premier platform for technical recruiting, where we enable enterprises to automatically assess the technical skills of developers from data scientists to backend engineers to frontend engineers. I will in this talk describe the data science that goes into eventually making technical interviews obsolete. I will touch upon the modeling challenges, the use cases, and the value it brings to this marketplace, including the benefit to the developers themselves.

Profile :
Sofus A. Macskassy is the VP of Data Science at HackerRank, where he is building a team to solve the hard problem of using data science to automatically assess the technical skills of developers. Dr. Macskassy is a visionary leader in data science, pushing the frontier on what can be done, guiding business strategy and advising companies on best practices. He has spent the past 3 decades building expertise in machine learning, artificial intelligence, data science and user modeling to solve hard business problems in the context of users and how they interact with each other and online information.

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